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Bakersfield FIRE Department
Headquarters & Admin Offices
2101 H Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301


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Special Services

The duties of the planning technicians are to keep track of new streets and building construction, for the purpose of developing and modifying response maps which are used by fire station crews when responding to emergencies in our community. These maps not only show street locations but, also include fire hydrants and significant complexes such as schools, fire stations, large shopping centers and industrial sites.

The fire hydrant information is also available to the public for determining fire flow needs and installation of fire sprinkler systems where required.

Special Services also develops maps relating to data compiled on fire incidents, false alarms and major fire events. This information is used as a planning tool by staff for the future growth of the Fire Service.

Permits & Entertainment

Tents and temporary membrane structures having an area in excess of 200 square feet, and canopies, in excess of 400 square feet are regulated under the California Fire Code.  Permits are issued for a period of not more than 180 days within a 12 month period on a single premises.  A plot plan must accompany the permit application and an inspection and approval must be received prior to operation.

Permits & Interior

Construction & Modification

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