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Streateries Concept

Across the country, cities are initiating “streatery” (street + eatery) programs that use on-street parking space(s) adjacent to a business to allow for outdoor seating where sidewalk or patio space is not available or not practical.

The City of Oklahoma City recognizes the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many businesses. The City wants to help restaurants and bars adapt to and recover from the situation by defining a process for approval of temporary outdoor seating options to serve as "streateries." 

Information about the approval process is here.

A blank Revocable Permit for a streatery is here.

Submit permit(s) to or contact (405) 297-2581 for additional assistance.


Spring weather brings uncertainty. Here are some tips on what do to and/or what not to do when it comes to tornado weather safety.

What to do:

  • Get off the road. The best option is to shelter in place in a designated shelter, basement or safe room.
  • The next best option is a small, window-less room or hallway on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

What not to do:

  • Do not seek refuge in a vehicle, outside, or under an overpass. A highway overpass does not provide safety from a tornado.
  • Do NOT seek shelter under an overpass or a tree. 


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