Building Departments in Oklahoma, Oklahoma

There are 3 Building Departments in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, serving a population of 629,191 people in an area of 607 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 209,730 people, and 1 Building Department per 202 square miles.

In Oklahoma, Oklahoma is ranked 22nd of 815 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 22nd of 815 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Oklahoma Building Departments

Find Oklahoma, Oklahoma building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Oklahoma City Planning Department 420 West Main Street Oklahoma, OK

Oklahoma City Zoning 420 West Main Street Oklahoma, OK

Oklahoma County Planning Department 320 Robert S Kerr Avenue Oklahoma, OK

About the Oklahoma Building Department

Building Departments in Oklahoma, OK are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Oklahoma DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Oklahoma, Oklahoma building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Oklahoma building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Oklahoma, OK zoning laws and requirements

Oklahoma Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Oklahoma Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Oklahoma Residential Housing Units
 OklahomaOklahoma
Total Housing Units270,2361,723,230
Occupied Housing Units240,471 (89.0%)1,474,620 (85.6%)
Oklahoma Occupied Residential Buildings
 OklahomaOklahoma
Single-Family Detached Homes168,701 (70.2%)1,097,995 (74.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes7,287 (3.0%)30,037 (2.0%)
2 Apartments4,762 (2.0%)26,213 (1.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments8,383 (3.5%)38,337 (2.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments15,802 (6.6%)54,172 (3.7%)
10 or More Apartments28,154 (11.7%)102,969 (7.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing7,382 (3.1%)124,897 (8.5%)
Oklahoma Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 OklahomaOklahoma
2014 or Later7,228 (3.0%)29,646 (2.0%)
2010 to 201312,896 (5.4%)59,703 (4.0%)
2000 to 200933,725 (14.0%)211,157 (14.3%)
1980 to 199962,148 (25.8%)399,261 (27.1%)
1960 to 197966,926 (27.8%)446,702 (30.3%)
1940 to 195938,931 (38,931.0%)222,137 (222,137.0%)
1939 or Earlier18,617 (7.7%)106,014 (7.2%)
Oklahoma Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 OklahomaOklahoma
1 Room4,237 (1.8%)22,089 (1.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms167,075 (69.5%)1,075,052 (72.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms94,921 (39.5%)578,827 (39.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms76,413 (31.8%)508,562 (34.5%)
8 or More Rooms37,270 (15.5%)240,689 (16.3%)
Oklahoma Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 OklahomaOklahoma
No Bedroom4,674 (1.9%)23,989 (1.6%)
1 Bedroom28,845 (12.0%)119,438 (8.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms167,075 (69.5%)1,075,052 (72.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms39,877 (16.6%)256,141 (17.4%)
Oklahoma Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 OklahomaOklahoma
With Complete Plumbing Facilities239,801 (99.7%)1,469,044 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities238,646 (99.2%)1,461,936 (99.1%)