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. At the time of re-opening, please contact the map room @ (661) 862-5067 to schedule appointments for Code Compliance, Surveying, Development Review, KSA, CSA and Flood Plain Management.
The purpose of Floodplain Management is to promote the public health, safety and general welfare, and to minimize public and private losses due to flood conditions in flood hazard areas.
Engineering Bulletin 11-01 Precipitation Data (481 downloads)
Engineering Bulletin 11-02 Sump Volume Requirements (452 downloads)
Engineering Bulletin 11-03 Financial Assurance Requirements 2019 (399 downloads)
Flood Insurance Studies
Removing a structure from a FEMA designated Special Flood Hazard Area may require one or more of the following documents:
Availabile for review, the Preliminary FEMA Kern County Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM). See the following links: