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Hotel/Motel License

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Hotel/Motel License

As used in this article the term "motel," "tourist camp" or "tourist court" shall mean any hotel, motel, camp or other place at which is located two or more houses, huts, cabins, individual dwelling units or other forms of shelter held out to the public for rental and/or used as a lodging place or as a temporary residence, whether to be used from day to day, week to week or month to month.

Muni Code: 13-158

Fees

  • Hotel motel license annually $24

Forms

How to get a new hotel/motel license

Step 1

Contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) for a sales tax permit.

Oklahoma Tax Commission
ok.gov/tax
2501 N Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73194
(405) 521-3160

Step 2

Contact the Oklahoma City County Health Department (OCCHD) for an inspection.

Oklahoma City County Health Department
occhd.org
4900 Richmond Square Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 425-4348

Step 3

Contact the Oklahoma City Treasurer's Office.

Oklahoma City Treasurer's Office
okc.gov
420 W Main St., Suite 120
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 297-2225

Step 4

Required Documents

  • Oklahoma Sales Tax Permit
  • Application for Motel/Hotel from OCCHD
  • Hotel/Motel verification form
  • Photo ID
  • General application
  • Immigration affidavit (if applicable)
  • Zoning verification (completed by City staff)
  • Payment

Step 4

Bring required documents to our office.

420 W Main St., 8th floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 297-2606

How to renew a hotel/motel license annually

Step 1

Required Documents

  • Current Oklahoma Sales Tax Permit
  • Inspection from OCCHD for last licensed year
  • Current photo ID
  • General application
  • Immigration affidavit (if applicable or not on file)
  • Payment

Step 2

Mail or bring required documents to our office.

420 W Main St., 8th floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 297-2606

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