Kern County Flood Maps

Search for Kern County CA flood maps. Flood maps include information on flood zones, flood hazards, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood plans, topography, soil composition, drainage patterns, and more.


Assessors in Kern County California are charged with determining the value of taxable property within a county or local area. These property value assessments are used to levy property taxes. In addition to tax assessment, assessors maintain detailed county and local maps that show parcel boundaries and buildings, including flood maps. These Kern County flood maps show flood zones, flood damage, topography, and drainage patterns, which can impact property values. Kern County Assessors may make flood maps available on their websites.

Kern County Assessor Lake Isabella CA 7050 Lake Isabella Boulevard 93240 661-868-6364

Kern County Assessor Ridgecrest CA 400 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 760-384-5834

Kern County Assessor's Office Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3485


Building Departments in Kern County California ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing building codes. As part of this process, Kern County Building Departments use flood maps to establish standards for building construction and resistance to natural disasters. Many maintain and evaluate flood maps, which include information on Kern County flood zones, flood hazards, topography, soil composition, and flood drainage patterns. These maps may also include information on building codes and regulations related to flooding. These flood maps may be available online through the Building Department.

Arvin Building Department Arvin CA 141 Plumtree Drive 93203 661-854-2822

Bakersfield City Building Department Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3720

Bakersfield Permits Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3727

Bakersfield Planning and Zoning Department Bakersfield CA 1715 Chester Avenue 93301 661-326-3733

Kern County Building Department Tehachapi CA 125 East F Street 93561 661-822-6329

Kern County Building Department Frazier Park CA 729 West End Drive 93225 661-245-1221

Kern County Permits Bakersfield CA 2700 M Street 93301 661-862-5175

Ridgecrest Building Department Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5071

Ridgecrest Zoning Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5060

Shafter Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5002

Taft Building Department and Planning Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Wasco Permits Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7250


Emergency Services in Kern County California manage emergency preparations, responses, and recovery at different levels of government. They may handle natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and a number of other emergency situations. As part of their responsibility for preparedness, Emergency Services departments often maintain Kern County flood maps, including flood zones, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood information, and flood hazards. The maps also show water flow and drainage patterns, and may contain emergency flood response information. Kern County flood maps may be available online through Emergency Services departments.

Coastal Emergency Services Bakersfield CA Apt 46, 2401 Christmas Tree Ln 93306 661-979-7330

Kern County Emergency Services Bakersfield CA 1400 H Street 93301 661-868-5200


Clerks in Kern County California keep public records for a county or local government, including a number of different types of documents. As part of their duties, Clerks maintain detailed maps, including Kern County flood maps. These maps contain flood zone information, flood hazards, topography, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water, as well as other flood-related information. Clerks may also keep Kern County historical flood maps. These flood maps may be available through the Clerk's website.

Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228

Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590


Archives in Kern County California collect and store documents and other records that have historic value. Most archives also contain local Kern County maps, including flood maps. These flood maps include Kern County flood zones, topography, and soil composition. They may also show drainage patterns and flood hazards. Archives may also have historical flood maps that show major floods from the past as well as Kern County flood plan improvements. Many archives are housed within libraries, and archives may provide online access to their flood map collections.

Kern County Hall of Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400

Kern County Vital Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1800 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-868-0335


Recorders of Deeds in Kern County California ensure the accuracy of property and land records by maintaining real estate ownership documents. In addition to property records, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps that show property lines and building information, including flood maps. These flood maps show flood zones, topography, soil composition, and flood hazards, as well as other information related to Kern County floods. Kern County Recorders of Deeds may make flood maps available on their websites.

Kern County Recorder of Deeds Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400