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Fence Permit

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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

Fence Permit

In Oklahoma City a fence permit is required to construct, erect, install, alter, or repair a fence on your property. If you choose to use a fence contractor confirm he has obtained a permit prior to him starting work. Request an inspection once the work has been completed.


  • Fence Permit - $22

How does a homeowner get a fence permit?

If you choose to do the work, complete the following step prior to starting the work. 

Step 1

The following information is needed to get a permit. 
**Contact your contractor for these documents.

  • Completed fence permit application (PDF)
  • submit full site plan
  • the name and address of the applicant.
  • the location of the lot upon which the fence is to be constructed or installed.
  • the name of the person erecting the fence.
  • such other information as the Director shall require to show full compliance with all laws and ordinances. 

Step 2

Bring required documents to our office. 

  • Submit in person Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 420 W. Main St., 8th Floor. Your request will be reviewed while you wait.
  • You can also send your permit request by fax to (405) 297-2178. We will contact you for payment by credit card.

Step 3

Once you have paid for your permit and the fence has been installed you may request an inspection.

  • Online
  • IVR Automated phone system 
    (405) 316-5656

Have your permit number ready and follow the instructions, when asked to enter the inspection code use 4633

If you have questions or need assistance call 297-2525

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