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It is rare that the noise generated from one aircraft overflight would exceed the legal noise limits for an area; however, accumulated overflight noise may become an annoyance. In these cases, the airport may be notified and an attempt will be made to identify the aircraft.
Commercial Projects need 5 sets of builind plans, 2 sets of structural calculations or Title 24. Plan check fee is required upon submittal of plans.
If you have contacted your landlord and they are unwilling to make the property habitable, within the limits of their responsibility, you can submit a complaint through the City of Delano Building & Safety Code Enforcement Officer.
1. The information in the letter is incorrect. 2. The violation no longer exists. 3. You don't understand some part of the letter. 4. You just need additional time to bring your property into compliance. 5. If you want to talk about your options.
Once the allowable time specified on your first letter has expired, and if you have not contacted the Code Enforcement Officer, an officer will inspect your property to verify the allegations. If it is determined that the violation does not exist, the case will be closed and no further action will be taken. However, if a violation is found to exist, you will be notified by an "Official Notice To Comply." This notice will state specific code sections for which you are in violation, the remedies available to you, and any fines, charges and/or penalties that you will be assessed. Please contact the Building & Safety Department as soon as possible. We will be happy to discuss the information outlined in your notice with you and to go over any and all options available to you. Our first priority is to bring violations into compliance through voluntary measures whenever possible.
Please see our Recreation Department section or visit the Delano Chamber of Commerce website for more information regarding special events in Delano.
A Guide to Participating in Virtual City Council MeetingsPlease refer to this document for the most comprehensive information on how to use Zoom for Delano’svirtual online council meetings. Read the information below in its entirety. We appreciate yourwillingness to learn this technology enough to be able to use it well, which will help us ensurecommunity members can follow along and participate remotely. Fortunately, it is straightforward anduser-friendly.ZOOM MEETING OPERATIONS OVERVIEWThe City of Delano will be using Zoom’s Meeting feature for virtual online council meetings. Learn moreabout Zoom HERE. The webinar feature divides participants into attendees and panelists.City Council Members, Committee Members, Applicants, and/or City Staff are panelists. Members of thepublic who join a Zoom meeting are attendees. In the webinar format everyone is allowed to speak atdesignated times during the meeting. For security reasons, only panelists can be seen on video.The meeting is “run” by a host or co-hosts. Generally, City staff serve as hosts. The role of the host is tomanage the meeting.The City will provide a web link to access meetings on the meeting agenda prior to the meeting. Youmay also use a phone to access meetings (see details below).HOW TO INSTALL ZOOMTo access all the features of Zoom, you will need to install Zoom on your device. For those using tabletsto view the remote meetings, you can download the Zoom application from the Apple App Store, orfrom Google Play, depending on your device. You can download the Zoom application forlaptop/desktop. Make certain you always are using the most up-to-date version of Zoom.If you call in by phone, there is no need to install Zoom.TRAININGZoom offers several trainings to help users navigate the platform. Please watch training video, totaling 1min.Joining & Configuring Audio and Video (1 min.)TIPS AND BEST PRACTICESHere are a few recommendations to optimize your digital meeting experience.Arrive early. Join the meeting at least ten minutes before the start time. By joining early, you will havetime to troubleshoot any technical challenges.Rename yourself with First & Last Name (this allows us to prevent "Zoom bombing" by hackers fromoccurring).Silence your phone and all notifications that could interrupt a meeting. Do the same for yourcomputer.Make sure your Zoom software is updated.Your internet connection has the most significant impact on your video/audio quality. If you are able,it is best to use a wired Internet connection.To hear and be heard best, we recommend using a headset or headphones with a microphone. If youdon’t have one, don’t worry. You can achieve similar results if you are in a quiet room for the duration ofthe meeting. Wear headphones even if you don’t have a microphone so that you can hear as well aspossible.The City of Delano offers multiple ways to watch and participate in virtual public meetings:Watch and/or participate in the meeting directly in Zoom by joining the meeting as an attendee. Tojoin a Zoom meeting, follow the link on the agenda.Dial in to the meeting with your phone. This method will also allow you to participate in publiccomment opportunities. The toll-free dial-in numbers for each meeting will be posted prior to eachmeeting on the meeting agenda.Watch the broadcast on Facebook Live via the City of Delano’s Facebook page. These broadcastmethods will NOT allow viewers to participate in the meeting. Do not try to simultaneously watch thebroadcast and participate via Zoom as there will be a delay.PUBLIC COMMENTZoom allows you, an attendee, the opportunity to speak during public comment periods. During publiccomment you will be asked to use the “raise your hand” function to speak. Click on the “raise yourhand” option located at the center of your control bar at the bottom of the screen. Dial *9 to "raise yourhand" if connecting by phone. The Mayor will acknowledge each attendee raising their hand in turn.When you are acknowledged, the host will unmute your microphone. You will be required to “accept”this action on your device. At that point, as in regular public meetings, state your name and addressprior to asking a question or making a comment. When you are finished speaking, the Mayor will againmute your microphone and you will be unable to speak further unless you utilize the “raise your hand”function again. Note: If you are not using the latest update of Zoom, the host may not be able to "inviteyou to speak" due to security issues. If this occurs, you will need to call in by phone to make a publiccomment. To avoid this, always check for the latest Zoom update prior to each meeting.CLOSED SESSIONTo ensure privacy during Closed Session, we will observe the following procedures:A separate, private Zoom meeting for Closed Session will be created.Once a motion to move to Closed Session is approved in the public Zoom meeting, participants inClosed Session will exit the public meeting.Staying in the Zoom app, participants in Closed Session will then join the private meeting created forclosed session.Closed Session is done securely in private.Once Closed Session is complete, participants will leave the private Zoom meeting and re-join thepublic meeting using their panelist join-link for any potential report from Closed Session andadjournment in front of the public.QUESTIONSIf you experience any challenges installing or using zoom, please contact Michael Enriquez firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Aguirre - Mayor Liz Morris - Vice Mayor - Council Member Grace Vallejo - Council Member Bryan Osorio - Council Member - Joe Alindajao
You may obtain a Business Tax License application from the Finance Department or you may find one available for download; Business Tax License application. Depending on the type of business you will be conducting, you will have to show proof that you are complying with federal, state and county laws. Once you have completed the application you may submit it to the Finance Department along with copies of any required documentation and pay any necessary fees. The process for a Business Tax License may take from one to two weeks; certain applications may take as long as four weeks for approval depending on the type of business.
Application fee varies on the type of business and is based on your estimated gross receipts (Delano only) from the time you start your business to the end of that calendar year. Please contact our office for more information at (661) 721-3310 ext. 2203.
Any business operating from home, within City limits, must apply for a Business Tax License and a Home Occupation Permit. The Home Occupation Permit is required by the Planning Department, you may obtain more information at (661) 721-3340.
A Business Tax License is not transferable. The license is terminated when business ownership changes. The new owner will be responsible for obtaining his/her own Business Tax License.
All Business Tax Licenses expire December 31st of each year. Renewal forms are mailed out during the first week of January and are due February 1st. The renewal fees are based on your gross receipts for the prior year. If you do not receive your renewal in the mail, please contact our office. Failure to receive a renewal notice does not relieve the business owner of his/her responsibility in renewing the business license nor is it grounds for waiving any penalties due.
Contact the Kern County Clerk’s office located at 1115 Truxtun Ave - 1st floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or (661) 868-3588.
Contact the California State Board of Equalization located at 1800 – 30th Street, Ste 150, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or (661) 395-2880.
For more information on TCaT, please visit http://www.co.tulare.ca.us/government/rma/trans/transit.asp, or call 1-800-431-9711.
DART does not operate on Sundays or the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Saturday service operates on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Veterans Day, Day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.
TCaT bus passes and schedules are available by calling 1-800-431-9711 for location information.
You can also purchase TCaT and Kern Regional Transit passes and ticket books at Delano Station, 1120 Glenwood Street, Delano, Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.