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Development Services

Development Services Division

The Development Services Division provides a variety of services that directly impact all of the residents of our 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 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.