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Building Permits

The Development Services Division provides a variety of services that directly impact all of the residents of the community including: staff support to the Board of Appeals, general and specific guidance to those individuals and corporations interested in some aspect of construction whether a small residential addition or a new shopping center or residential neighborhood; and review or coordination of all types of building permits for compliance with adopted ordinances.

The mission of the Development Services Division including Building Permits is to provide professional support, guidance, and assistance to the citizens of Norman who are directly or indirectly involved with building or altering the built environment of the community, so that any such activity is consistent with the policies and ordinances adopted by the City Council.    

The Building Permits site offers information about the below listed items:


  • Adopted Building Codes
  • Commercial Plan Review Contact List
  • Construction Permit Applications
  • Division Contact List
  • Division Organizational Chart
  • Garage Sale Permits
  • IVR (Automated Phone Line) Instructions
  • License Applications (trade licenses, signs and structure moving)
  • One and Two Family Residential Plan Review Contact List
  • Outlying Contact Information (OEC, OG&E, OKIE Spot)
  • Permitting Statistics
  • Sign Permit Applications
  • Site Improvements (Public Work Permits)
  • Sub-Contractor Trade Permit Fee Schedules (Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing)
  • Supporting Dcumentation
  • Right of Way (ROW) or easement permits