Fees, Permit, Apps

Kern County Fire Department

Kern County Fire Department Fee Schedules

View and download our fee schedules for permits and more.

Shortcuts to helpful pages and information.

Statement of Compliance

Testing of a Fire Protection or Detection System request.

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(SRA) Inspection Checklist

State Responsibility Area (SRA) Inspection Checklist

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Request For Service

Need to request a service? Start here first.

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KCFD Records Request

Looking for a copy of a report? Start the request process here.

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Burn Permit Request

Start the process on the Community Connect Website.

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Looking for a Fireworks display or booth information?


Below you will find links to information related to fireworks including permit applications.

Fire Safety Standby

Please complete the Application for Permit and Application for Standby when requesting a Fire Safety Officer (FSO) for filming or special effects event.


Email the completed forms to: fireprevention@kerncountyfire.org. A confirmation will be sent when the applications have been received.


Cost of Permit: $0 – Safety Officer: $150 per hour/minimum 2 hours – Engine with 2 personnel: $235 per hour/minimum 2 hours

Residential Fire Sprinklers Information

Installing fire sprinklers? Here you will find helpful information as well as permit applications.

Looking to film in Kern County?

If you are looking to film in Kern County you will find the links below useful.

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