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City of Bakersfield Pay Bills Online Services

Pay Bills Online Services will not available from 1:00 am to 3:00 am
daily as we do a system backup during this time.

The City of Bakersfield residents can pay for Building Permits, Business License Renewals, and Utiliity accounts online using the City's online software. The Click2Gov software provides up-to-date information about your account. In addition you will be able to access additional Building Permit information. Pay your bill securely online using Visa or Mastercard.

  • Building Permits
    You can pay for your building permit and access  Building Permit information online, for example; find out the status of the permit inspection, etc. 
    Your account number, personal identification number (PIN), and an active email address are all you need to for account access.
    If you need a PIN number for building permits please call 661-326-3720. 

    >>Log In Building Permits

  • Business License Renewals
    You can access Business License Renewal Accounts online
    . The renewal notice will have the pin number required to renew online.

    >> Log In Business License Renewal

  • Utility Accounts
    The City of Bakersfield's Click2Gov application provides real-time access to your utilities billing account information. Account holders may verify their current utilities account balance, check payment history, or view summaries of consumption.
    If  you need a PIN number for utility accounts please call 661-326-3114 or e-mail at

    >> Log In Utility Accounts

  • Additional Information
    Utility Franchise Surcharge
    1% Surcharge for PG&E Electricity and Gas Franchise
    On January 20, 1958, the City Council granted Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”) franchises to use, transmit, and distribute gas and electricity within the City of Bakersfield. Read more.