My Bakersfield


Thank you for choosing or considering Bakersfield as a home for your business. City staff are here to assist you with any questions regarding your business options. 

Opening a Business:

Building Division
Business License FAQ's 
Business Licenses Permits & Fees 
Disadvantage Business Enterprise 
Economic Development & Housing Services 
Planning Services
Register Your Business Alarm

Doing Business With the City:

Becoming A City Vendor 
Bids & Contracts
Purchasing Information & Bids


Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan
Planning & California Environmental Quality Act 
Water Conservation Efforts For Businesses