How Do I?

The City of Arvin is here to assist you as you live, work, and play in this great community.  Here are a few common subjects that are useful.  If you have additional questions or would like further information please don’t hesitate to call City Hall at (661) 854-3134.


Obtain a Building Permit  

Complete instructions detailing all the steps needed for a building permit can be found here on the Building Permit page.

 

Report a Pot Hole

If you notice a pothole that needs to be repaired on City property anywhere in the City of Arvin, please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (661) 854-3134.  Staff will provide the report to the Public Works Department and the issue will be worked on within the next 10 days.  If City Hall is closed, please call the Arvin Police Department at (661) 854-5583.

 

Report a Street Light Outage

If you notice a streetlight that needs to be repaired anywhere in the City of Arvin, please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (661) 854-3134 or you may call PG&E directly at (800) PGE-5000 to report the outage.  If City Hall is closed, please call the Arvin Police Department at (661) 854-5583.

 

Report Graffiti

If you see graffiti anywhere in the City of Arvin, please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (661) 854-3134.  Staff will inform the Public Works Department and the issue will be worked on within the next 10 days.  If City Hall is closed, please call the Arvin Police Department at (661) 854-5583.

To abate graffiti on your property, a Graffiti Release of Liability Form provided below must be completed and submitted to City Hall.  You may deliver or mail the form to the City Clerk’s Office located at Arvin City Hall, 200 Campus Drive, Arvin, CA 93203 or fax it to (661) 854-0817.

Graffiti Release of Liability Form (English)

Graffiti Release of Liability Form (Spanish)

 

Report a Code Enforcement Violation

If you notice a Building Code Violation anywhere in the City of Arvin, please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (661) 854-3134.  Staff will submit the complaint or violation information to Building & Code Enforcement Department.  You can obtain more information about the Building & Code Enforcement Department by clicking this link.

 

Submit a Complaint

If you have a complaint to submit to the City of Arvin, please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (661) 854-3134.  You can also send your complaint by fax to (661) 854-0817 or by mail to City Hall at the following address:

Attn: City Clerk’s Office
City of Arvin, City Hall
200 Campus Drive
P.O. Box 548
Arvin, CA 93203

Start or Stop Service – Water & Utilities

Water: Arvin Community Services District
309 Campus Drive
Arvin, CA 93203
Phone: (661) 854-2127

Electric: PG&E
Pacific Gas & Electric Customer Service Office
Electric Utility Company
1918 H St
(800) 743-5000
Open until 5:00 pm
www.pge.com

Cable: Brighthouse Networks
4450 California Ave., Suite A
Bakersfield, CA 93309
661-323-4892 or 1-800-734-4615
Hours: M — F 8 am – 6 pm
Sat 9 am – 1 pm
http://brighthouse.com

Gas: Southern California Gas
P.O. Box 3150
San Dimas, CA 91773
1-877-238-0092 (available 24/7)
http://www.socalgas.com/

View the Bus Schedule

The Bus Schedules for the City of Arvin can be viewed by clicking the following links:
ARVIN LOCAL 9.1.
ARVIN TO BAKERSFIELD 9.1
ARVIN TO TEJON 9.1
ARVIN TO LAMONT 9.1

Additional information can also be found on the Transportation Page.

View Job Openings

Current Job Openings can be found on the Jobs Page.

View City Council Meeting Agendas

The City Council Meeting Agendas can be found by clicking here.

View the Arvin Municipal Code

The City of Arvin Municipal Code can be found by clicking here.