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Code Enforcement

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Neighborhood Inspections, a section of the Working In Neighborhoods Department, enforces nuisance and zoning ordinances to help prevent deterioration of neighborhoods and help maintain the highest safety and health standards for the many residential, non-residential and vacant properties in the City of Tulsa.

Yearly, Tulsa Neighborhood Inspectors investigate approximately 22,000 violations of nuisance and zoning ordinances identified through more than 14,500 complaints.

Violations can be reported online or by calling the Customer Care Center at 311. Be prepared to give a physical address and your name (this will be kept confidential).

Process for a complaint:

Note: Emergency abatements are performed without prior notice where imminent dangers are present and conditions require an immediate response.

Helpful Resources


Check the Status of a Code Case

If you have submitted a code case through the Tulsa 311 system, you can check on the status by following these easy steps:

Results will show all cases on the property since 2018.


Housing Opportunity Partnership

The Housing Opportunity Partnership is a program launched by the City of Tulsa to address more than 300 vacant, abandoned, and uninhabitable properties that are in such disrepair they constitute a public nuisance and are eligible for demolition.

If you are a community development housing organization, nonprofit, developer, realtor, or property owner interested in transforming uninhabitable structures into safe, decent housing or you want to build new housing for Tulsans, please click the link below for a copy of the demolition property case list.

Note: The City is not acquiring these properties. We’re ensuring structures that lead to neighborhood instability are addressed. 

Demolition List - April 2024

Do you have a dispute with a neighbor? Visit Early Settlement to voluntarily resolve disputes before getting involved in costly, and often lengthy, legal proceedings.