ATTENTION MAP ROOM CUSTOMERS:  As of May 18, 2020 the County has initiated a phased re-opening of various departments.  Once the Public Works Building re-opens to the public the map room will accept customers by appointment only. 

Public Services Building
2700 "M" Street., Suite 570
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2370

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M

Phone: (661) 862-5100

FAX: (661) 862-5101


The Kern County Engineering Department reviews sewer, water, drainage, and grading plans for County projects and development permits. The Department also assesses and monitors surface mining activity.


If you see or suspect an illicit discharge/connection please notify the County of Kern - Engineering, Surveying and Permit Services Department by calling (661) 862-5100 or send an e-mail to