My Bakersfield


The Planning Division provides professional expertise, policy guidance, and administrative support on all planning and zoning issues for Bakersfield. This includes land use planning, zoning and land division services, environmental review of public and private projects, administration of the local Habitat Preservation Program, and much more. These services are provided consistent with the requirements of the California Government Code and the City’s adopted policies, ordinances and standards.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - Bakersfield Homeless Navigation Center 

The City of Bakersfield is requesting proposals for a professional operator for the Bakersfield Homeless Navigation Center, which is  anticipated to open the Fall of 2020.  

The deadline for proposal submission is before 5:00 pm on March 13, 2020.

A link to the RFP can be found here.  



Planning Division

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday 
Telephone: (661) 326-3733

FAX: (661) 852-2136


Office Location & Mailing Address
Planning Division
Development Services Building
1715 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301