Permits are required when you construct, alter, repair, enlarge, move or demolish any primary or accessory structure. Contact Development Center Plan Review staff at 297-2525 for additional information. Click for a complete list.
The State of Oklahoma does not require a license for general contractors. However, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, sign, driveway and fire suppression system permits, can only be issued to contractors licensed in the State of Oklahoma and registered with the City of Oklahoma City. Contractors must be licensed by both the State of Oklahoma and the City of Oklahoma City to work in Oklahoma City. The links below provide information regarding how to get licensed. Click to register as a contractor.
Call (405) 297-2948
Permit Call Center
Walk-in 420 W Main St., 8th floor
(Office hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Natural Gas service is released two to three times per day. This is an automatic process after gas service inspection has passed. Electrical service is released every morning and throughout the day as necessary. Allow 2-3 hours for electrical releases during the work day for criteria evaluation.
This page provides information regarding permits, licenses, planning cases, fire burn permits, as well as related inspections 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With this system, you will be able to view information and get questions answered directly from City’s permitting system.
In order to get your Certificate of Occupancy for your building permit, all inspections on the Building Permit and all inspections on related construction permits at the address must be complete. To check to see what is left to complete on your building permit’s certificate of occupancy list, enter your Building Permit number after using the link below: