Kern County Code Compliance
Charles Lackey, Director
Public Services Building
2700 "M" Street., Suite 570
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2370
Phone: (661) 862-8603; 1-800-552-5376, Option 7; FAX: (661) 862-5149
Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
The Mission of the Code Compliance Unit is to work in partnership with the people of Kern County to promote health and welfare and maintain community standards.
This will be accomplished by:
- Administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violation of property conditions and land use requirements.
- Providing a uniform, consistent yet flexible procedure to insure that all citizens of Kern County are equally represented.
- Minimize the necessity for legal action by allowing ample opportunity for voluntary compliance and correction.
- Promptly responding to complaints regarding structures and/or conditions which present a health or safety hazard to the public.
The Code Compliance Division corrects violations that threaten public health and safety related to these areas:
- Abandoned, Wrecked,
Inoperative or Dismantled Vehicles
- Building and Housing
- Public Nuisances
- Solid Waste
- Unlawful Dumping
Code Complaint Form
Non-Code Compliance Examples (Illustration Brochure/Flyer)
For violations and issues within Bakersfield City limits please contact:
City of Bakersfield Code Enforcement
1715 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301