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That depends on the zoning of a residential property. Please contact the Building Department for further information. Ph: (405) 359-4780
Methods of payment In person at 101 E. First St. - Cash, cashier's check, money order, Visa, American Express, MasterCard, or Discover
By phone at (405) 359-4360 - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover
By mail - Cashier's check or money order (do not mail cash)
Drop box at 101 E. First St. - Cashier's check or money order (personal checks are only accepted for tickets not in the Late / Warrant status)
City Council meetings are the second and fourth Monday of every month. The meetings take place in the City Council Chambers located at 20 S Littler Ave, Edmond, OK. The meetings can also be watched live on the City of Edmond's government access channel which airs on Channel 20 for Cox Cable subscribers and on Channel 99 for AT&T U-verse, or On-Demand.
The sales tax rate in Edmond is 8.5%. Of that 4.5% goes to the State of Oklahoma. The City of Edmond receives 4%, which is used for the general fund, public safety, parks, and capital improvements. The following is how the 4% is used to serve our citizens:
Please call the City of Edmond City Clerk’s office at (405) 359-4555 or visit their webpage for further information.
Please call the City of Edmond Building Department at (405) 359-4780 to find out if you need a building permit.
According to the City of Edmond municipal code fences cannot be in a state of disrepair. Since we do not know who is responsible for which part of the shared property, both neighbors could be ticketed for not keeping their fence in good repair. Any conflict concerning responsibility for upkeep of the fence is a civil matter.
If the abandoned house is not secured (i.e. broken window or doors) or has tall grass or weeds, please call the Code Enforcement office to report the address at (405) 359-4793.
Rules and regulations concerning landlords and rental property fall under the Landlord Tenant Act and are not under our jurisdiction. Please call the Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma at (405) 720-6646 or the Metropolitan Fair Housing Council at (405) 232-3247 for assistance with these issues.
Pennants are not permitted within the Edmond City limits.
Tree branches are not considered debris while they are still attached to the tree, however once a tree branch falls on the ground it does become trash and should be removed.
The only furniture that may be placed in the yard or outside on the porch are those that are specifically made for outdoor use. Indoor furniture will not hold up to the wear and tear of our Oklahoma weather.
If you are unable to get assistance with disposing of your debris, you can schedule a bulk pickup with the City of Edmond Utility Customer Service Department. There is a fee for the bulk pick up that will be charged to your next utility bill. Please call the City of Edmond Utility Customer Service Department at (405) 359-4541 with this request.
According to the City of Edmond Municipal Code it is illegal for anyone to dispose of debris in this manner, please call the Code Enforcement office to report the illegal dumping at (405) 359-4793.
According to the City of Edmond Municipal Code it is illegal for anyone to dispose of debris in this manner. To get prompt assistance with this issue please contact the City of Edmond Engineering Department at (405) 359-4770.
According to the City of Edmond Municipal Code, it is illegal for anyone to dispose of debris in this manner, please call the Code Enforcement office to report the illegal dumping at (405) 359-4793. If you catch someone in the act, please try to get the company name or vehicle tag # so that we can enforce this ordinance.
According to the City of Edmond Municipal Code, it is illegal for anyone to dispose of debris in this manner, please call the Code Enforcement office to report the illegal dumping at (405)-359-4793. If you catch someone in the act, please get try to get the company name or vehicle tag # so that we can enforce this ordinance.
Grass or weeds cannot be above 12” in height as they can provide a hiding place for snakes, rats, spiders or other vermin. Tall vegetation can provide ticks, mosquitoes and other insects a place to multiply.
Please call (405) 359-4793 to report this concern.
As a property owner, you have the right to trim trees or bushes that encroach onto your property. Any tree limbs or branches cut off become debris to be disposed of. Please call the Code Enforcement office with any questions at (405)-359-4793.
Please call the Non-Emergency Police line at (405) 359-4494 to report the vehicle.
A vehicle with a flat tire is considered inoperable since it cannot legally be driven on the streets.
The City of Edmond has no ordinance for vehicles that are legally parked in the driveway. The only reason that Code Enforcement would get involved would be if the vehicle is visibly disabled.
The City of Edmond does have an ordinance addressing this issue. Please call (405) 359-4793 to report this to the Code Enforcement office.
Any trailer that is parked in the street without a tow vehicle attached is considered a dangerous object in the street right of way. Please call (405) 359-4793 to report this to the Code Enforcement office.
In essence, a service-based business can operate from a residential address. Home-based businesses cannot offer wholesale or retail products for sale, cannot have employees coming or going, and cannot display merchandise for sale. The home-based business should not change the characteristics, peace or tranquility of the neighborhood.
The City of Edmond Municipal Codes and Ordinances are not subject to any Home Owner's Associations' Covenants and we do not enforce any Home Owner's Associations' Covenants or bylaws.
The City of Edmond Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Rehabilitation Program assists several low- to moderate-income homeowners every year with making their home safe and accessible. Please call 359-4694 for an application and to see if you are eligible.
As soon as you decide on a date, you should call and check availability. The larger room often books months in advance. You can reserve the room by paying just the deposit, then rental fees are due 2 weeks before the rental date. However, the Downtown Community Center will rent on short notice if the room and staff are available for a short notice event.
You must sign a rental agreement and pay the security deposit to reserve a room. Rental fees are not due until two weeks before your event.
You will need to end your event in time to remove tables, stack chairs, collect all decorations and belongings, vacuum and be ready to leave by the end of the contracted rental time. 9:00 p.m. is the latest time you can contract to rent.
Yes. To be eligible to use the Employee Health Clinic, adults need an annual Personal Health Assessment (PHA). To schedule a PHA appointment, log in at: careatc.com/patients or call 800-993-8244
The Oklahoma County Clerk's office maintains a database of residential and commercial plats. You may also contact Engineering Administration at (405) 359-4770.
The City of Edmond's portion of sales tax income is used for the general fund, public safety, parks, and capital improvements. The following is how the 4% is used to serve our citizens:
The City of Edmond does not normally levy any property tax. The property tax you pay goes to the Edmond Public School system, Francis Tuttle Vo Tech School, and Oklahoma County.
Unlike most states, Oklahoma law does not permit cities to levy property taxes for operations. In most states, the property tax would equal or exceed sales tax as the primary source of revenue. Sales tax revenue is the only significant tax the City of Edmond receives. Sales tax revenue is 65% of our total General Fund income.
Oklahoma law does provide that cities may levy property taxes to pay for general obligation bond debt or to satisfy legal judgments against cities. This has not happened in Edmond since 2005 when it was done to satisfy a legal judgment.
Yes. Benefit package is provided by the City of Edmond and incentive pay is available for specific qualifications.
The EMT-B license incentive is $80/month. If you have a EMT-P license and have been approved by the Edmond Fire Department's Medical Director you will receive $1.30 per hour for Suppression employees and $1.83 per hour for Non-suppression employees as the incentive.
Pay traffic tickets at the Municipal Court, located on the northeast corner of First Street and Littler Avenue: 101 E. First St. A full list of how and where you can submit payment is listed below. Visit the Municipal Court page for more information.
All open burning sites must have an approved Burn Permit. Residential burn permits can be filled out online, submitted, and then printed electronically. A burn permit can also be obtained in person at Fire Station 5, located at 5300 E Covell Road, during normal working hours Monday – Friday 8:00-12:00, and 1:00-5:00. Burn permits are free to the public and are active for Six Months.
Contact a city planner at (405) 359-4790 for zoning information. View the Online Zoning Map for a quick reference.
We're Hiring! See our current career opportunities HERE.
If a position piques your interest after reviewing our career opportunities, click on the "Apply Now" button that is displayed on the page with the career listing. That button will take you to our online application. Unfortunately, at this time, our online application is not mobile phone accessible.
Catch our attention! An application is the first impression.
Email or call an HR team member. We are happy to assist you.
Please see our employee benefits page.
You may call the pro shop to schedule a tee time or book your tee times online.
Please visit the fines and costs page to see a list of the most common citations and their associated fines. Contact the Court Services Department with any further questions at (405) 359-4360.
Visit the Paying Your Ticket page for more information.
The Oversized/Overweight Structure Move Permit process began October 27, 2021.
You should submit your application along with supporting documentation a minimum of 15 business days prior to the date requested for the move.
We are unable to provide a timeline, due to possible route rejections and submissions of alternate routes.
It is possible to submit your route with specific directions, but it is highly recommended to provide a map with your application to avoid any miscommunication.
Moves are not allowed from 7am-9am and 4pm-7pm on weekdays.
Any move requiring City assistance will incur additional charges; weekend moves will be billed overtime rates.
The mover is liable for any expense, damages or costs to City property or private property.
(Reference Chapters 16.30.051 and 16.30.052 of the Edmond Municipal Code)
Any person violating any of the provisions of Ordinance 3862 in reference to Chapter 16.30 of the Edmond Municipal Code, shall be subject to a Class B offense.
You may sign up for classes by coming to the MAC at 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, online, or by phone at (405) 359-4630.
The Oklahoma County Assessor keeps records of property ownership for Oklahoma County. A search can be performed
Yes, a permit is required. The homeowner should verify that the plumbing contractor is licensed with the City of Edmond and has pulled a permit prior to commencing any work. The ONLY EXCEPTION to this is EMERGENCY REPAIRS. When repairs are performed in an emergency, the permit must be pulled the next business day.
The Citizens Police Academy is a free 11 week series of classes that is designed to enhance relationships with community members by familiarizing academy participants with the Edmond Police Department, its policies and practices. Citizens Police Academy classes are held every spring & fall. Click here for more information.
Yes. Monday through Friday between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, no appointment needed. Must present a valid photo identification. The cost is $ 10 for two cards (cards are provided upon request).
You may request a report either online or in person. Accident reports are $7 and incident reports are $0.25 per page. Online: Click the link below titled "Request Records" or visit edmondok.com/records. In Person: You must present a valid photo ID at the front desk of the Edmond Police Department (100 E. 1st Street). The Records Office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. For additional questions, please contact the Records Office at (405) 359-4420.
Applicants must pass the Cooper Standards, agility course, timed push-ups, and timed sit-ups.
City of EdmondAccounts PayablePO Box 2970Edmond, OK 73083Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Purchasing A/P at (405) 359-4579 or contact the Purchasing Manager at (405) 359-4533.
No, the barrels are composed of high-quality, food-grade HDPE and were previously used to ship food to the US from trade partners. The barrels may have scuff marks from shipping and handling, but each barrel is inspected to ensure the structural integrity of the barrel is not compromised. The barrels are then cleaned and outfitted with brand new fittings and screens. Although the barrel interior is cleaned with a pH-neutral soap, there may still be residual odors of the commodities originally shipped in the barrels, such as olives and pickles. The odors will dissipate over time, but until then, you may crave pizza when you're around your new rain barrel! The barrel shapes will also vary depending on what barrels are available during the ordering period.
Yes, the rain barrels come with a 1-year warranty on the material and workmanship. The warranty is voided if the rain barrel is not properly winterized prior to a freeze event.
No, it doesn’t matter where you live in the OKC metro. You may place your order with any of the participating municipalities depending on which date(s) and pick-up location is more convenient for you.
No, it is not illegal in Oklahoma, it is actually encouraged.
No, there is no charge or additional fee for homeowners to use rain barrels to catch and reuse rain water.
Yes! The City of Edmond has a rain barrel on permanent display in the 1st floor lobby of the Planning & Public Works Building at 10 S Littler Ave. If you have questions about the program after looking at the rain barrel, please go upstairs to the Engineering Department on the 2nd floor to speak with the Event Coordinator, Jordan Peebles.
Access Edmond’s online order page using the link found at www.edmondok.com/rainbarrels. Once you’ve selected an item you want to purchase, click the "Add to Cart" button. When you’re ready to check out, view your “Cart” and select “Proceed to Checkout”. You may choose to pay with either your PayPal account or by credit card through PayPal’s Guest Checkout. To pay by check or money order, print off the mail-in order form, fill it out and mail it to Upcycle Products at P.O. Box 315, Channahon, IL 60410.
if you order a rain barrel, compost bin, or barrel pedestal, you will be required to pick up those items during the event; however, the smaller accessories will be shipped directly to your home, so a correct shipping address is required.
A phone number is necessary so that the City of Edmond has a quick contact method should a homeowner forget to pick up their order on the day of the event. The phone number provided during checkout will only be used to arrange a new pick-up time, and will not be shared or used for any other purpose.
If you order a rain barrel, compost bin, or barrel pedestal, you will be required to pick up those items during the event; however, Upcycle Products will ship the smaller accessories directly to your home.
Additional OKC municipalities are also participating in this regional event and you may place an order through one of their programs, but you will have to pick up your order at their facility during their scheduled event. Visit Upcycle’s webpage to find information on the other municipal events.
Yes! You can still reap the benefits of owning a rain barrel without gutters. Walk around your home during a rain event and observe where rain water drips from your roof line. Remember the area where you see the most drainage and place your rain barrel under that spot. Adding a “rain chain” under the roof crease in that location will help to divert the rain directly into your rain barrel.
No, each homeowner will be responsible for installing their new rain barrel.
Roll your container to the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day. The container is emptied mechanically from inside a Republic Services® vehicle cab. The driver uses a joystick, much like those used in video games, to operate the automated arm that picks up the container and empties the garbage into the truck. The container is set back in place, and the Republic Services truck moves on to the next stop.
Be sure your container is at the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day to ensure collection. Or, you may set your container out the night before, if you wish.
Only the acceptable recycling items may be placed in your recycling container.
Read a full list of acceptable and non-acceptable recycling items here
The container will need to be sorted out and then sent to the landfill, causing the cost to rise. It can also cause acceptable items to be thrown away.
Unfortunately there is no longer a market for, or a way to responsibly recycle, plastics #3-#7. We can still accept #1 and #2 plastics.
The carbon footprint to collect, transport and recycle glass now exceeds the benefit of recycling it. It is no longer environmentally responsible to recycle glass. We are always evaluating the benefits as well as the overall impact of recycling in order to ensure that our program is efficient and environmentally friendly.
Follow this link and enter your home address to see what days trash and recycling is picked up from your residence.
The City of Edmond elected to provide recycle/trash collection and disposal services for the mutual benefit of all residents. Our goal is to provide the best possible service for the lowest possible cost using "economies of scale." In other words, all customers benefit collectively from lower pricing than each could obtain individually. All residents have the recycle charge included in their Solid Waste Utility; however, the participation is voluntary.
As part of your recycling service, The City of Edmond provides a 96-gallon recycling poly cart. The carts are permanently assigned to each residential address and belong to the city.
For a copy of a Tort Claim Form, contact (405) 359-4607 or download the Tort Claim Form.
If you have a safety concern that would involve working conditions or a condition that could cause harm to the general public, contact Makaria Zolbe at (405) 359-4607.
Yes, lunch is served at 11:30 am. You must call one day in advance before 11:00 am to put in your reservation. Suggested donation for lunch is $3.50. Call our meal hotline at 405-216-7900.
Children are not allowed to participate in Senior Center activities except if they are part of a special program or a special event includes families.
We have stationery bikes only and no pool. However, the YMCA located next door to our building is equipped with a pool.
Smart Choice will be a group of programs and services, implemented over time, that use data provided by our upgraded smart meters. Smart Choice will help you better track and manage your utility usage as well as allow The City of Edmond to provide enhanced services and programs to you.
Smart meters record your water and energy usage the same as our previous meters do. However, unlike our previous meters that require manual monthly readings, your smart meter will now transmit your utility usage to the City daily. This will make your usage data more accessible to both you and the utility.
The meters use a low-powered radio to send your usage readings to the City of Edmond electric and water offices through a secure mesh network. This data is then processed and validated so you can see your previous days’ hourly usage, as well as long-term historical data. The meters will also notify us if there is an issue so we can better serve you.
In conjunction with a new web portal, launching in the fall of 2022, this enhanced technology will allow you to access the previous days’ hourly usage for your water and electric service. Additionally, historical hourly usage will be available to view and graph. Various tools will help you track, compare, and monitor your usage so you can better control your utilities. In time, we will be offering additional programs and services under the Smart Choice program.
The upgrade to smart meters will help the City of Edmond’s electric and water systems make better use of the current infrastructure serving you and will better predict new infrastructure needs, reducing upfront costs while also meeting long-term service needs. Additionally, through the various alerts and alarms generated by the meters, we can serve you better by reacting to service issues more quickly.
Starting in June 2022, the installation of smart meters will be done in segments over 18 months to 2 years. Approximately 2 to 4 weeks prior to your scheduled installation date, you will be sent a notification letter with detailed information about the installation process.
Your utility bill will still look the same. Through the web portal, launching in the fall of 2022, you will be able to access your previous day’s usage readings and other detailed information about your bill.
The City of Edmond has always worked diligently to ensure the safety of customer data. First, the meters do not collect, store, or transmit personally identifiable information. Second, the mesh network used to transmit the data is a secure and encrypted network. Next, once received by the City, the data is processed and stored on secure servers. Finally, the City does not release any water or electric data without the customer’s written permission.
While smart meters will inform the customer and the City of Edmond utilities of hourly consumption data, they cannot and do not identify which specific device in your property that using water or energy. The detailed consumption history is to help you monitor the devices you may be using and their impact on your bill. It also provides a way for the City of Edmond to better manage our electric and water systems, as well as engineer and plan for future system improvements.
Please call our Utility Customer Service Department at (405) 359-4541 or email email@example.com
Edmond customers receive a 96-gallon refuse (trash) cart, a 96-gallon recycling collection cart and unlimited household hazardous waste (HHW) collections.
It depends, as this requirement comes from a change in shingle manufacturers’ installation instructions. Some, not all, shingle manufacturers now state (in their instructions) that their product cannot be installed on solid lumber sheathing wider than a 1x6. This is due to the possibility for expansion/contraction of the deck boards wider than a 1x6. The code does state that new roof covering material (shingles) must be installed in accordance with the manufacturers’ installation instructions. These instructions may also address the gap between boards and may require an overlay of OSB or plywood if the gaps are too wide.
The 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) does not require you to remove the existing deck material prior to installation of a new sheathing substrate except in very unusual circumstances where the existing roof framing is inadequate. Roof replacements do require the removal of all existing layers of roof covering (shingles).
Yes, per IRC section R905.2.8.5 drip edge is required for asphalt shingle installations. Drip edge must be installed in accordance with the manufacturers’ installation instructions.
If the chimney measures more than 30 inches wide, perpendicular to the slope, then a cricket is required per the IRC section R903.2.2.
All requirements of the code are enforced and in effect even if a specific permit or inspection are not required.
No, currently it is not specifically required by code unless mandated by a shingle manufacturers’ installation instructions for certain applications.
Yes, multiple code approved options are available per IRC section R905 for asphalt installations.
Urban Forestry is stewardship of the local environment through planning for and management of trees growing throughout a city. These trees may include individuals or groups of trees growing in locations such as residential areas, street right-of-ways, park land, around businesses, on undeveloped lots, or really anywhere that trees might grow within an urban area. Another major component of urban forestry is education about and advocacy for the many environmental, economic, health, and social benefits that trees and natural ecosystems provide.
For information about Urban Forestry in Edmond, view the links below:
The Urban Forestry Department offers a tree consultation service for people who live inside Edmond City Limits. To inquire about visiting on site with an Edmond urban forester, call Leigh at 359-4759 or Jesse at 359-4739.
Newly planted trees often experience “transplant shock”, or stress caused by root disturbance at planting and adjustment to the new growing environment. Transplant shock may be avoided by ensuring that resources are readily available during those first few years while the tree is getting established in its new location. Here are a few tips to help your tree make it to establishment:
To learn more maintenance tips for trees, view Tips for Growing Healthy Trees.
Any trees growing outside of the public right-of-way are not eligible for tree work administered by the city, except through the CDBG Neighborwoods program. However, the Urban Forestry Department has a program for assisting with high risk tree issues on street trees, or trees with the trunk originating within the public right-of-way. To inquire about this program, call Leigh at 359-4759 or Jesse at 359-4739.
Participants in the Foster-A-Tree program must meet the following requirements:
Please view Foster-A-Tree for more information and to fill out the online registration form if you are eligible.
The City of Edmond does not currently require permits for pruning or removal of trees on residential properties. However, property owners are responsible for trees on their property, as well as in the right-of-way adjacent to their property. Provisions about maintenance responsibility for trees within the City may be found in Title 2, Chapter 92.
While the City cannot recommend specific vendors, the Urban Forestry Department recommends hiring only trained tree care professionals for tree issues. When choosing a tree care professional, the following are recommended:
The City of Edmond offers multiple opportunities for free trees throughout the year. See below for more information:
Edmond Electric performs routine pruning on trees around utility lines. However, they do not prune trees for private service lines. For questions about utility pruning, contact Jesse Martin at 359-4739.
The City does not regulate tree management on private property.
Urban Forestry offers multiple programs which promote community engagement. See below for some of the ways you can participate in enhancing Edmond’s urban forest:
We have several convenient ways to pay your bill. See all of our payment options here.
Yes, visit the Sustainability Page to find energy-saving tips here.
The EmsaCare Ambulance Program provides you and permanent residents of your household emergency ambulance service through EMSA. More information can be viewed here.
Yes, we do have a program that will allow you to pay approximately the same amount each month. This plan averages your monthly payments and levels out the higher bills that occur during the months of high electricity and water use. Residential customers who have been at the same address for the previous 12 months and have a $0 balance can enroll by completing the form here.
You can register for automatic bill pay through eCity or print off the application and bring the completed form along with a voided check to the Utility Customer Service offices located at 7 N. Broadway.
Office hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. During this time if you need to speak with a Utility Customer Service Representative you can call (405) 359-4541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can always use City-Coded trash bags for the occasional extra trash load but if you find your trash cart is overflowing each week it might be less expensive to request an additional trash cart(s) for $7.00 each month per cart, if available. Call Utility Customer Service at (405) 359-4541 for assistance.
You can find out when your solid waste is collected by entering your address here. This Address Locator will tell you when your solid waste and recycling is collected as well as provide a link to a printable recycling calendar.
You can find out when your recycling is collected by entering in your address here. This Address Locator will tell you when your solid waste and recycling is collected as well as provide a link to a printable recycling calendar.