COVID-19 (new coronavirus): There is a COVID-19 emergency proclamation in Oklahoma City. Visit for updates and details.

COVID-19 update: All business must be conducted by phone, website or email. Commercial plan files that are too large to email may be left in the designated and marked area on the 8th floor of 420 W Main Street. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Business Licensing

Building Permits

All other permits

  • (405) 297-2948
  • Fax: (405) 552-6024

The Development Center provides for the effective implementation and maintenance of ordinances and policies related to land use codes and building regulations.

The division is responsible for providing the following services:

  • Review of all building plans for compliance with relevant codes and ordinances.
  • Issuance of permits and collection of fees for all construction related activity.
  • Inspection of all structures for safety and code compliance.
  • Issuance of business licenses and collection of fees.

Supervisor Contacts

  • Manager Development Center – David Adcock, (405) 297-2979
  • Supervisor Plan Review – Michael Maenner, (405) 297-1830
  • Supervisor Permits and Licensing – Vernetta Blair, (405) 297-3622
  • Supervisor Inspection Services – Mike Miller, (405) 297-2039