The City of Bakersfield Treasury Division administers and enforces provisions of the Municipal Code relating to business tax certificates, transient outdoor business permits, other business regulatory permits and transient lodging tax.
Notice: Due to COVID-19, the Business Tax Certificate renewal notices will be mailed at the end of May 2020, and the deadline to renew (penalty free) has been extended through August 31, 2020.
All forms are available at the Reports and Forms page located on the left side menu. You may also pickup forms in person at the City of Bakersfield Treasury counter located at 1600 Truxtun Avenue 1st floor.
Dog licenses may be purchased at the City of Bakersfield Treasury Department
by bringing in a copy of your Rabies Vaccination Certificate you received from
You may also mail in a copy of your Rabies Vaccination Certificate along with your check to:
City of Bakersfield
P. O. Box 2057
Bakersfield CA 93303
Monday through Friday Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m