Community and Business Relations

Four Pictures from around Norman including the old Boomer Theater sign, Lake Thunderbird, the Welcome to Norman sign, and City Hall with the statue of Abner Norman.
Sarah Kaplan Sara Kaplan, Business & Community Relations Division


How Does the Retail Marketing Coordinator Assist the Customer?

Serving as a point-of-contact for existing and prospective businesses, commercial property owners, real estate brokers, and others

Assisting in site location and market analysis for businesses looking to start, relocate, or expand within Norman city limits

Working closely with the Development Coordinator and City Staff to help businesses navigate the municipal process from site selection through the construction process, all the way to their opening day and beyond.

Actively promoting Norman’s commercial districts through varied marketing efforts at the both the local, regional and national levels.


What Does the Retail Marketing Coordinator Do to Assist with Problems and/or Concerns?

Helps troubleshoot issues related to business openings and permitting processes

Works to find potential solutions to issues related to City requirements and regulations

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Destination Norman

Located along the vibrant Interstate 35 corridor between Oklahoma City and Dallas-Forth Worth, Norman is the 3rd largest city in Oklahoma. Six major interstate exits, state highways 9 and 77, an Amtrak station in our historic downtown, and the University’s Max Westheimer Airport provide easy access into Norman. Norman is only a 20-mile commute from both the Will Rogers World Airport and Downtown Oklahoma City.

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Starting a Business

Thank you for considering the City of Norman as the home of your new business! To help facilitate launching your new business seamlessly, we have assembled the following information to help you navigate the various city departments and other agencies necessary to embark on your new venture.