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Governments at all levels – federal, state, county and city – need supplies and services. Governments do a significant amount of business with the private sector and can be fantastic clients and customers to businesses in many industries. Any business can apply to do business with any governmental body through a vendor registration process.
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For more than 100 years, Bakersfield has been important to California’s transportation and agriculture. This city at the southernmost end of the San Joaquin Valley takes uses business licensing not only to generate important revenues, but to prevent vice crimes. Additionally, Kern County requires licensing for food, childcare, hazardous waste and other businesses that impact public safety.
Kern County is the most oil productive county in America, generating approximately 10% of the nation’s domestic production. It also ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the nation yeilding grapes, citrus, almonds, carrots, alfalfa, cotton, and roses.
Bakersfield's local industry includes businesses that make ice cream, central vacuums, highway paint, and stock racing cars.
Businesses in Bakersfield
Actual License Applications
Instructions for Filing the Applications
Licensing Authority’s Contact
Fees and Timeline Information