Planning and Development

Director: Dawn Warrick

Sign Up For Our NewsletterMission Statement: To assist Tulsans in improving their lives, neighborhoods and community by planning for efficient and sustainable development. To provide dependable, cost effective, high-quality customer services while assisting the public in achieving their construction development goals without compromising the ordinances of the City of Tulsa.

In April 2011, the Mayor created the Planning and Development department. It is comprised of the former Development Services, Planning and Real Estate/Economic Development departments. The department is responsible for the implementation of the City's comprehensive plan, development permitting and building permit review and inspection services for all private development within our city. In March 2014, real estate, parking garage maintenance and parking meter maintenance and enforcement services moved from Planning & Development to the Mayor's Office of Economic Development and Asset Management Departments.

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August 6 Tornado Recovery

The City of Tulsa’s Permit Center is making sure businesses and residents receive the help they need to recover after the tornado. Through Sept. 15, affected property owners will be issued expedited repair permits for any demolition, repair, trade (electrical, mechanical or plumbing), or temporary structure permits. Learn more...