Development Services Building to Reopen on 2/12 at 8 a.m.
Updated at 3 p.m. 2/11/19
The Development Services building is expected to reopen at 8 a.m. on February 12th. The building will only be accessible from the west entrance located on the first floor of the parking garage (entrance located on 17th Street just east of Eye Street).
Southbound Chester Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets will remain closed as crews continue to repair the water main break. There is no estimate as to when Chester Avenue will reopen.
Original News Story:
Due to a water main break in downtown Bakersfield, the Development Services building located at 1715 Chester Ave is temporarily closed. Non-essential planning, building and code enforcement functions are temporarily suspended at this time.
All other City buildings in downtown are open, including City Hall North and the Bakersfield Police Department Headquarters.
Updates will be provided as they become available.