Building Permit Plan Review

The information here in is general in nature and is not intended to modify or alter the requirements contained in The City of Midwest City Code of Ordinances.

Residential Application
It shall be unlawful to construct, enlarge, alter or demolish a structure; or change the occupancy of a building or structure requiring greater strength, exit or sanitary provisions; or to change to another use without first filing an application with the code official in writing and obtaining the required permit there for.
  • An applicant for a building permit shall furnish the following information:
    • 1 copy of the building plans including floor plan and exterior elevations.
    • 1 plot plan, drawn to scale, which shows the topographic characteristics of the site and also shows the exact size, shape, and dimensions of the lot to be built upon, all existing buildings and structures, and the exact size and location on the lot of the structure or building proposed to be repaired, altered, erected or moved.
    • Additional information relating to the proposed improvement needed to determine compliance with these regulations.
  • Review and approval is done by the City Planning and Engineering Division staff, and the City Building Official.
    • Planning shall review for compliance to zoning, lot size, building set backs, right-of-way, easements, and location of structure on site.
    •   Engineering shall review for compliance to public sewer, water and street, storm drainage, lot grading and Floodplain requirements.
    • Building Official shall review for compliance to building, electrical, plumbing, heat and air Code requirements.
  • This permit is required for new construction, remodel (interior or exterior), driveway approach, retaining walls, fences, and others. To see if a permit is required call 405-739-1210 or 405-739-1211.
Multi-Family, Commercial, Office & Industrial
It shall be unlawful to construct, enlarge, alter or demolish a structure; or change the occupancy of a building or structure requiring greater strength, exit or sanitary provisions; or to change to another use without first filing an application with the code official in writing and obtaining the required permit thereof.
  • An applicant for a building permit shall furnish the following information:
    • 3 copies of the building plans including floor plan and exterior elevations.
    • 3 copies of a plot plan, drawn to scale, which shows the topographic characteristics of the site at a contour interval of not less than 2 feet and also shows the exact size, shape, and dimensions of the lot to be built upon, the exact size and location on the lot of all existing buildings and structures, and the exact size and location on the lot of the structure or building proposed to be repaired, altered, erected or moved, and the size.
    • 3 copies of an erosion control plan with the required Land Disturbance Permit.
  • Review and approval is done by the City Planning and Engineering Division staff, Fire Department, Stormwater Quality Department, and the City Building Official.
    • Planning shall review for compliance to zoning, lot size, building set backs, right-of-way, easements parking stalls, ingress and egress, and location of structure site.
    • Engineering shall review for compliance to public sewer, water and street, storm drainage and detention, site grading and Floodplain requirements.
    • Fire Department shall review for fire prevention and protection requirements.
    • Stormwater Quality shall review for erosion and sediment controls, and Land Disturbance Permit.
    • Building Official shall review for compliance to building, electrical, plumbing, heat and air Code requirements.
  • This permit is required for new construction, remodel (interior or exterior), driveway approach, parking lots, retaining walls, change of occupancy, and others. To see if a permit is required call 405-739-1210 or 405-739-1211.
Sign
It shall be unlawful to display, erect, rebuild, expand or relocate any sign without first filing with the city an application in writing and obtaining a sign permit. Once the city has issued a sign permit, it shall be unlawful to change, modify, alter or otherwise deviate from the terms or conditions of that permit without prior approval of the building official.
  • An applicant for a sign permit shall furnish the following information:
    • The name, address and telephone number of the owner of the sign.
    • Plans to scale showing the sign elevation indicating height, overall dimensions, colors, materials, and illumination and wiring specifications.
    • Copy of stress sheets and calculations showing the structure is designed for dead load and wind pressure in any direction in the amount required by this article and all other laws and ordinances of the city, when required by the building official.
    • A site plan indicating locations, height and overall dimensions of all existing and proposed signs on the site.
    • A building facade outline or photograph indicating the location of any existing or proposed signs to be attached to the building.
    • The value sign.
    • Such other information as the City may require, that shows full compliance with this article and all other laws and ordinances.
  • Review and approval is done by the City Planning and Engineering Division staff, and the City Building Official.
    • Planning shall review for compliance to zoning, lot size, building set backs, right-of-way, easements, ingress and egress, and location of structure site.
    • Engineering shall review stress calculations for compliance to City requirements.
    • Building Official shall review for compliance to building, electrical, and other Code requirements.
  • This permit is required for new construction, remodel (interior or exterior, driveway approach, parking lots, retaining walls, change of occupancy, and others. To see if a permit is required call 405-739-1210 or 405-739-1211.