Severe weather, May 20:

Monday’s trash and recycling pickup in Oklahoma City is postponed to Wednesday due to the severe weather threat. Collection on Tuesday will be delayed by an hour. City of OKC Recreation Centers are closed today due the threat of severe weather. Be prepared, not scared. Know what to do and have what you need to protect yourself and your loved ones in an emergency by staying informed, making a plan and building a kit. For more information visit

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