Kern County Land Records

Search for Kern County CA land records. Land records include land deeds, mortgages, land grants, liens, foreclosures, titles, easements, oil and gas leases, property ownership history, and prior selling prices.


Kern County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Kern County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Kern County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

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 Frazier Park CA 729 West End Drive 93225 661-245-1221

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

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


Kern County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in %state-abbr%. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Kern County historical land records. These records include Kern County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.

Arvin City Hall Arvin CA 200 Campus Drive 93203 661-854-3134

Bakersfield City Hall Bakersfield CA 1600 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-326-3767

California City City Hall California CA 21000 Hacienda Boulevard 93505 760-373-8661

Delano City Hall Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-721-9985

Maricopa City Hall Maricopa CA 400 California Street 93252 661-769-8279

McFarland City Hall McFarland CA 401 West Kern Avenue 93250 661-792-2121

Ridgecrest City Hall Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5040

Shafter City Hall Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5000

Taft City Hall Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Tehachapi City Hall Tehachapi CA 115 South Robinson Street 93561 661-822-2200

Wasco City Hall Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7200


Kern County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Kern County land records, are open to the public. The Kern County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Kern County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

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

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


Kern County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in %state-abbr%. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Kern County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Kern County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.

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


Kern County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in %state-abbr%. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Kern County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Kern County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

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


Kern County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue %state-abbr%. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Kern County land records. These Kern County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Kern County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3490