The Tulsa County Zoning Code is being updated, and we're seeking public input. The zoning code applies to areas of Tulsa County that are not within town or city limits. This is the first major update to the code since it was adopted 42 years ago. View the latest draft here.

A public hearing will be held before the Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC) at 175 East 2nd Street, 2nd level, One Technology Center, Tulsa City Council Chambers, Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact Robi Jones at or 918-579-9472.


Inspections issues all building and trade permits in the unincorporated areas of Tulsa County, including new residential and commercial building and remodeling permits; as well as demolitions, cell tower, billboard, house moving and earth change permits. Additionally, inspections provides certificates of compliance and certificates of occupancy and checks zoning and floodplain requirements. Inspections also partners with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Association (OMMA) to ensure compliance of OMMA regulations. 

Inspections supports economic development throughout Tulsa County by providing quality and streamlined inspections, ensuring homes and businesses follow regulations that protect taxpayer investments and helping the building community grow.

Department Details

Inspections has more than 10 employees who focus on administrative work and field inspections.

Administrative employees take applications, issue permits, check zoning, accept complaints, approve construction plans and ensure all Tulsa County projects comply with FEMA floodplain regulations.

Five field inspectors specialize in structural, plumbing, mechanical and electrical work.

Building Codes

Tulsa County follows these building codes:

  • International Building Code 2015
  • International Existing Building Code 2015
  • International Residential Code 2015
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2015
  • International Mechanical Code 2015
  • International Plumbing Code 2015
  • National Electrical Code 2014
  • International Fire Code 2015

Office Hours

The inspections office is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The public can reach the office by phone starting at 7 a.m.  

Contact Us

Teresa Tosh
918-596-5293 |

Tulsa County HQ
218 W. 6th St., 2nd Floor
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119-1004
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