Doing Business in Wasco

Please note that all businesses are different. Contact the Community Development Department to make sure you are on the right track at (661)758-7250 or 

The City of Wasco takes pride in being a development-friendly community. The City and the City’s Community Development Department are committed to assisting real estate and development professionals in navigating the often complicated and red tape-riddled California development process in the most efficient and effective manner possible. 

To that end, the City encourages all interested developers to contact the Community Development Department very early in the development process. The Department will set up a pre-development meeting with other City Departments and will provide guidance on the required applications and submittal timeframes to move your project forward. 

Below is a list of applications and information by project type that may be useful to you as you plan your project in Wasco. Please reach out to the Community Development Department Directly for any questions related to these documents and processes.

New Commercial or Industrial Use – Ground Up Construction – Permitted by Right /  Multi-Family Residential

Site Plan Review Application Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family (PDF)

New Commercial or Industrial Use –Conditional Use Permit

Master Uniform Application (PDF)

New Commercial Use – Existing building Tenant Improvement Only

Apply for a permit using our online MyGov Portal. Click here for more information.

Business License Application and Information

City of Wasco Business License Application webpage link
New Business Guide (PDF) 

Single Family Residential – New Subdivision Documents

Guide to Subdivision Development in Wasco (PDF)
City of Wasco Tract Map Application (PDF)