News from Moore

City Adopts New Building Codes, First in the Nation

The new building codes will go into effect 30 days from today, March 17th, 2014.

MOORE, Okla (March 17, 2014). – Homeowners in Moore will have a better chance against the fury of Mother Nature thanks to the City’s adoption of new residential building codes. The Moore City Council voted unanimously Monday night to adopt the new codes based on research and proven engineering technology proposed by civil engineers Chris Ramseyer and Lisa Holliday. The new building codes mark the City of Moore as the first city in the nation to adopt building codes that focus on the tornadic impact on homes. Read More »

Odd-Even Watering Measure in Effect

Moore is joining Oklahoma City and has implemented Progressive Water Conservation Stages. Mandatory odd/even watering (Stage 1) is now permanently in effect. Read More »

Tornado Recovery

Due to the widespread devastation from the May 20, 2013 tornado, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $26.3 million in disaster recovery aid to the City of Moore to help the community recover from the storm. The grant provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is designed to support long-term disaster recovery efforts in areas with the greatest extent of ‘unmet need.’ CDBG-Disaster Recover (CDBG-DR) grants are intended to address housing, business and infrastructure needs beyond those met by other forms of public and private assistance.  Read More »

Parks and Recreation Department Activity Guide

Check out the new 2014 Spring/Summer Activity Guide. It has all the information you will need for Parks and Recreation Department programs.  
 

CDBG Public Service Grant Application

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 City of Moore CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Applications are now available. You must submit the original and eight (8) copies by Monday March 17, 2014 by 5:00 P.M. to the City of Moore Community Development Department. Applications can be hand delivered or mailed to 301 N. Broadway, Moore, OK 73160, Attn: Mr. Jared Jakubowski.

We would also encourage you to attend an Application Workshop on February 26, 2014 at 5:30 pm in the City Council Chambers of the Moore City Hall. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered!

You can find the Application and Application Instruction Packet on our website at the following address:

http://www.cityofmoore.com/cdbg-public-service-grant-application Read More »

Conserve Water with Rain Barrels

The City of Moore and the Central Oklahoma Storm Water Alliance (COSWA) are partnering to encourage residents to conserve water and reduce pollution through the use of rain barrels. Read More »

Install. Inspect. Protect.

More than 3,000 people die in home fires each year in the United States; most of whom are in homes without a working smoke alarm. To prevent these deaths, the U.S. Read More »

Forum to Address Tornado Claims & Tax Issues

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 6:30pm

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is offering tornado survivors the opportunity to get help with their insurance claim and learn what tax deductions they may be eligible for during a Feb. 20 forum in Moore. The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Rooms A & B of the Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard Ave. Read More »

Inspect your Smoke Detectors - Free 9 Volt Batteries

Time change is right around the corner and it is a great time to check your smoke detector batteries. Most detectors use 9 volt batteries and it is a good practice to replace them annually. 

If you need batteries for your detectors the Moore Fire Department can help! (while supplies last)  

Criteria for free 9 volt batteries:

You own and reside in the home located in the city limits of Moore.

Rental properties do not meet the criteria.

Batteries can be picked up at Moore Fire Department Station 1 located behind The Home Depot at 2400 S Fritts Blvd from 8am - 5pm Monday-Friday

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Burn Ban Information

Stay up-to-date with the latest Burn Ban information in Oklahoma. 

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