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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 8.25%. Of that 4.5% goes to the State of Oklahoma. The City of Edmond receives 3.75%, which is used for the general fund, public safety, parks, and capital improvements. The following is how the 3.75% is used to serve our citizens:
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. 10:30 p.m. is the latest time you can contract to rent.
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 3.75% is used to serve our citizens:
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.
Contact a city planner at (405) 359-4790 for zoning information. View the Online Zoning Map for a quick reference.
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.
Methods of payment:
Our Activities Guide can be found online or at various locations around the City of Edmond. We also have copies at the MAC in Mitch Park. You may sign up for classes by coming to the MAC at 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, online by using PerfectMind, 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, timed 1.5 mile run, timed 300 meter sprint, timed push-ups and timed sit-ups.
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 an Upcycle terra cotta 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.
For pickup in Edmond, visit Edmond’s order page on Upcycle’s website. Once you’ve selected an item you want to purchase, click the "Add to Cart" button. You will be redirected to your “Shopping Cart” on PayPal’s website. To order more than one product, click the “Continue Shopping” link in the upper right corner to return to Edmond’s order page on Upcycle’s website. When you’re ready to check out, you may choose to pay with either your PayPal account or by credit card through PayPal’s Guest Checkout. To pay by check, print off the order form, fill it out and mail it to Upcycle Products at P.O. Box 315, Channahon, IL 60410.
Providing your shipping address to Upcycle is just part of the normal ordering process when you use a credit card online. Your order will not be shipped to your home. You will be required to pick it up during the event.
Upcycle requests a phone number in order to provide the City of Edmond with a quick contact method should a homeowner neglect to pick up their order on the day of the event. The provided phone number will only be used to arrange a new pick-up time, and will not be shared or used for any other purpose.
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.
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.
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.
Edmond Electric is seeking approximately 300 randomly selected volunteers in targeted areas within Edmond Electric service territory. The volunteers will have their existing meter replaced with a smart meter. The smart meter will give the customer access to their meter data so they can use this information to monitor their electric usage and potentially reduce waste and more efficiently use electricity.
Edmond customers receive a 96-gallon refuse (trash) cart, a 96-gallon recycling collection cart, free moving box collection for new residents, 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:
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. Call Utility Customer Service at (405) 359-4541 for assistance.
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.