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Adoption of 2019 CA Building Standards Code Workshops

The Kern County Public Works Department, in conjunction with the Fire Department, is conducting public workshops to receive public comments and discuss proposed revisions to the Code of Building Regulations…

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September One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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August One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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Bakersfield College Students Can Ride Kern Transit for Free

For the second year in a row, Kern Transit will be offering free rides to all enrolled Bakersfield College students with a valid student ID on all 100-numbered routes. Free…

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Locations for July

The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential hazardous waste…

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All Facilities Closed Fourth of July Holiday

All Kern County landfills and transfer stations will be closed Thursday, 4th of July, 2019 in observance of Independence Day. All landfills, transfer stations, and special waste facilities will resume their…

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Grand Re-opening of the Buttonwillow & Lost Hills Transfer Stations

The Kern County Public Works Department is pleased to announce the grand re-opening of the Buttonwillow and Lost Hills Transfer Stations! The department made this decision in response to the…

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July One-Day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection

    The Public Works Department sponsors several one-day Residential Hazardous Waste Collection Events, in outlying areas, each year. During these half-day opportunities, residents have the chance to bring left-over residential…

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Mojave Transit Center

The Kern County Public Works Department is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for the future site of the Mojave Transit Center, one of the latest expansion efforts for Kern Transit.…

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June Community Events

Kern County Public Works Department staff members participate in community and business events, street fairs, and public speaking opportunities to get the department’s message to the general public. Scheduled Upcoming…

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Kern County Public Works Department

Mission Statement: To provide public infrastructure, facilitate development, and deliver services that protect and enhance the lives of the people of Kern County.