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

Effective 3/19/2020: In an effort to protect the health of the public and our staff by limiting in-person contact, we will no longer be accepting applications, submittal of additional materials, or other in-person consultations in our offices. Signed applications and any additional materials may be submitted via email. You will receive a link via email to pay your application fee online following submittal. Please use the following emails for submittal:

Urban Design Commission, Stockyards, and Bricktown: Michael Philbrick ( 297-2110

Downtown Design Review Committee, Riverfront Design Committee: Laura Griggs ( 297-2980

Historic Preservation/Historic Landmark Districts: Angela Yetter ( 297-1831

 If you are unable to submit via email, or have additional questions, please contact staff via email or by calling 297-1624, or the individual numbers above.

Urban Design and Historic Preservation districts help ensure our residents and visitors experience a vibrant, attractive community with improving property values.

The Planning Department oversees design ordinance implementation, evaluation and advice services for residents, property owners and developers. Oklahoma City's various design review districts are overseen by committees and commissions that apply regulations and guidelines to new construction, renovations, additions and demolitions.

Link to online payment sent to the applicant after receipt of the completed application. Refer to the application packet below for more information. 


Design Districts 

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