Community Development

Moore City Hall
301 N Broadway Ave
Moore, OK 73160
(405) 793-5053

The mission of the Community Development Department is to plan and guide the orderly growth and development of the City, to enforce compliance with applicable legislation in order to meet the quality of life, health, and safety needs of the community, and to deliver to its customers courteous, efficient, and competent services. The Community Development Department is made of the following separate but related divisions:

The City of Moore is one of the fastest growing communities in the OKC metro area and welcomes quality commercial and residential development. The Inspections staff is committed to providing friendly and efficient service, offering same-day inspections if called in by 9:00am, and reviewing residential building permits in just 2-3 days! To make the process even easier, we have provided all applications on-line, so you can fill them out at your convenience.

Effective February first (2/1/2011) the City of Moore is requiring roofing contractors to be licensed to do work within the city limits. Applications will be taken at the Community Development Department located on the first floor of City Hall. 

An update has been made to the Sign Ordinance effective 2016:

The Comprehensive Plan update has been completed. The Envision Moore Plan 2040 was adopted by City Council on May 15, 2017. The update was funded through the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program. To view the Envision Moore Plan 2040 click here.
To view Envision Moore Plan 2040 Development Compliance Worksheet click here

In 2016-2017 the City held a series of public meetings to determine the future vision of the City of Moore. This is the City's comprehensive plan, known as Envision Moore 2040. This is a comprehensive plan that analyzed the City's future desires and needs into the year 2040. Click here for the Envision Moore 2040 Plan.

Planning is an essential service provided by the city to promote the health, safety, and welfare of our residents. Most people don't realize what the planning division does, but it touches every aspect of city-life...from the size of your lots to the location of streets. Following are the main functions of the planning division, however we are always working on special projects that are showcased on the Community Development homepage!