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Storm Shelter Building Permit

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Residential Storm Shelter requirements

Commercial Storm Shelter Requirements

 Electronic submittal 

  • (405) 297-2525

Storm Shelter Permit

In Oklahoma City a building permit is required to install an above or below ground storm shelter.


  • In-Ground or Slope-Top Shelter - $53.50
  • Above Ground Safe Room - $70.50

Once you have paid for your permit and the shelter has been installed and inspected, you may register it with the City online or by calling the Action Center at (405) 297-2535. You may also request that your shelter be automatically registered on the building permit application in the remarks section of the form.

If you have questions or need assistance call (405) 297-2525.

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