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Parking Study Update for Downtown and Campus Corner

The City of Norman conducted a public meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2015, to provide citizens and stakeholders with an overview of the plan update progress, current parking demand, projected parking demand (2025) and candidate sites for parking improvements.

Map of City of Norman's Major Construction Projects

Did you know the City of Norman is investing approximately $150 million in infrastructure in the community to enhance the quality of life and improve our infrastructure for many years to come? Below is a link to a map of the major construction projects underway through October 2017. 

Quiet Zone Means No Train Horns: Norman's Quiet Zone Went Into Effect February 17

As of 12:01 a.m. Friday, February 17, the new quiet zone went into effect in Norman. The BNSF Railway Company and Amtrak began observance of the new quiet zone with a gradual decrease of the train horns during the first 24 to 48 hours, after which the train horns will be silenced. The new quiet zone will benefit many residents and patrons of businesses located close to the railroad line.

2016 Annual Report Released

We are pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report. The report highlights some of last year's significant achievements, including those in:

  • Public safety and justice;
  • Parks, recreation and library services;
  • Community and economic developments;
  • Transportation improvements;
  • Environmental and utility services;
  • Strategic support;
  • Revenue/expenditure information;
  • City accolades and recognitions and awards achieved by our City departments and our employees.

Norman is wonderful place to live. History is deep-rooted in our city and education is a major focus. We have an open government which promotes community involvement as evidenced by the approximately 250 residents who volunteer their time and expertise to serve on 32 boards, committees and commissions. Today more than 120,000 people have chosen to call Norman home. Recent surveys show that what residents like most is the inviting, small-town feel Norman has been able to maintain even as it has grown into a diverse, vibrant and cultured city. 

The accomplishments listed in this report reflect a team-effort by elected officials, City staff and involved citizens who are focused on "working together to deliver exceptional service" to you, our residents.


Odd/Even Water Conservation

KNOW YOUR WATERING SCHEDULE

Center City Form-Based Code Public Meetings

The City began a process in 2014 to look at the redevelopment of a 42-block study area of the City near downtown west of the railroad tracks. There was a week-long charrette held in May, 2014 to get public input on how development might look in the study area in order to create a Form-Based Code.

Lake Thunderbird TMDL Compliance and Monitoring Plan

On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Norman City Council endorsed the City of Norman’s Lake Thunderbird Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Compliance and Monitoring Plan, and directed city staff to submit the Plan to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) by the prescribed deadline of November 10, 2015.

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