Commercial New Construction

A permit is required for the construction of each new commercial structure in Midwest City. Complete applications can be submitted to the Community Development Department, 100 N. Midwest Blvd., Midwest City, OK 73110. Please call 405-739-1210 or 405-739-1211 with any questions regarding commercial new construction permits.

Commercial new construction building permits usually take 2-3 weeks to review. Approvals by the Building Official, Planning Manager, City Engineer, Fire Marshal and Stormwater Quality Manager are required prior to issuance of a building permit. Approval by the Oklahoma County Health Department is required for all new restaurants and businesses selling food such as grocery stores and gas stations. It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit plans to the Oklahoma County Health Department for review. For questions regarding Health Department review, please  contact Tolonda Owens with the Oklahoma County Health Department at 405-425-4429.

Commercial New Construction Submission Requirements

  • Four (4) sets of drawings of the proposed work (you may either submit 4 hardcopies or 2 hardcopies and one digital copy)
  • Plans must be drawn to scale and include floor plans, structural details, computations, stress diagrams, elevations showing all of the building materials proposed for each side of the structure, electrical, plumbing and mechanical plans
  • A site pan, drawn to scale, showing the size and location of the lot, the dimensions and location of the proposed structure and the dimensions and location of any existing structures on the lot
  • A landscape plan is required for a new commercial building or an expansion of an existing building when additional parking is installed
  • Completed application form

Commercial Additions and Remodels

Permits are required for all additions to existing commercial structures. Remodels involving structural modifications also require a permit. Please contact Chuck Belk, Building Official, 405-739-1270 with any questions regarding remodel permits.

Addition and Remodel Submission Requirements

  • Three sets of drawings of the proposed work (you may either submit 3 hardcopies or 2 hardcopies and one digital copy to commdev@midwestcityok.org)
  • Plans must be drawn to scale and include floor plans, structure details, computations, stress diagrams, electrical, plumbing and mechanical plans
  • For additions - A site plan, drawn to scale, showing all existing structures on the lot as well as the dimensions and location of the proposed addition
  • A landscape plan is required for additions when additional parking is installed
  • Completed application form