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Mailing address:

City of Bakersfield
Financial Services
1600 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301
[Locate City Hall North]

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday except Holidays

Finance Phone: 661-326-3742
FAX: 661-852-2040

Purchasing Phone: 661-326-3746
FAX: 661-852-2100



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We administer and enforce provisions of the Municipal Code relating to business licenses, transient outdoor business permits, other business regulatory permits and transient lodging tax.

The division also provides the City with centralized cashiering and check distribution and investment of City monies.

Business Tax Certificate applications are available below or may also be obtained by calling the Treasury Division at (661) 326-3762, or they can be picked up in person at 1600 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA.

Office Location

The Treasury Office is located at 1600 Truxtun Avenue 1st floor.

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Purchasing A Dog License

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 your veterinarian.

You may also mail in a copy of your Rabies Vaccination Certificate along with your check to:

City of Bakersfield
Treasury Department
P. O. Box 2057
Bakersfield CA 93303

Monday through Friday Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.