Commercial Building Permits

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 Elaine Winterink with the Oklahoma County Health Department at 405-425-4327.

Commercial New Construction Submission Requirements

The items listed below must be submitted to the Community Development Department before review of a permit can begin.
  • 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 - Link to the application can be found at the bottom of this page.

Additional Required Applications

Storm Water Quality Application - This is required for all new commercial construction. Please submit this application to the Community Development Department with the building permit or directly to the Storm Water Quality. For questions, please call Robert Bettes at (405)739-1042.

Sewer Use Survey - This is required for all new commercial construction. Please submit this application to the Community Development Department with the building permit or directly to Public Works. For questions, please call Justin Madison at (405)739-1078.

Fire Department Application - This application may not be required for all commercial new construction permits. Please contact the Fire Department at (405)739-1349 if you have questions about if any of these applications are required.