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Yes. Dogs are required to be on a leash or under restraint. In all cases, restraint shall be sufficient to prevent the animal from biting, attacking, or having physical contact with any person, unattended children, or animal. An animal is considered under restraint under any of the following conditions:
Yes. All animals 6 months old and up are required to be spayed/neutered, and all animals 4 months old and up are required to be Rabies vaccinated in compliance with Owasso city ordinance and Oklahoma state law.
2 dogs and 3 cats, however, some exemptions may apply for Tribal residents, service animals, and foster homes that have been validated by the Animal Shelter.
No. Per Owasso city ordinance 4-118 Wild And Exotic Animals; Prohibition On Keeping: " A. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, harbor, maintain or have int his/her possession or under his/her control within the City (except reptiles which are defined in Section D), any venomous reptile or other wild animal, insect, or other exotic animal not generally recognized to be domesticated or which, because of size, vicious nature or any other characteristic, presents a danger to human beings..."
Stray animals may be brought to the Animal Shelter located at 500 S. Main St. during normal business hours, however, you must reside within the city limits of Owasso for the animal to be accepted. You will be required to provide proof of residency in the form of a photo ID/driver's license, utility bill, or lease/rental agreement.
Animals found outside Owasso city limits or found by persons not residing within Owasso city limits must take the animal to the appropriate jurisdictional facility or contact that jurisdiction for instruction. Tulsa County Animal Control: 918-596-5704. Rogers County Sheriff: 918-341-3535.
Yes. The surrender fee for cats is $10. The surrender fee for dogs is $25. Proof of residency within Owasso city limits is required.
Any Owasso resident living within the city limits of Owasso. You must provide proof of residency in the form of a photo ID/driver's license, utility bill, or lease/rental agreement.
No. Animals can only be dropped off during normal business hours by residents of Owasso city limits. It is a violation of both Owasso city ordinance and state law to dump/abandon an animal and is punishable by imprisonment up to one year, or up to $500 fine, or both. Any animal dumped or abandoned at the Animal Shelter is fully investigated and enforced.
You can report a barking dog to the Owasso Animal Shelter at 918-272-4965 during normal business hours, Monday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After hours, contact the Owasso Police Department non-emergency number at 918-272-2244, ignore the prompts and wait for a dispatcher to answer.
Inspection requests may be made by calling the 24 hour Inspection line at 918-376-1542.
Home occupations are permitted as accessory uses. A home occupation is an occupation, profession, or trade customarily carried on by occupants of a dwelling unit as a secondary use that is clearly incidental to the principal use of the dwelling unit for residential purposes. Home occupations are allowed as an accessory use, subject to the following provisions:
The following shall not be considered a home occupation:
For more information, please refer to the Owasso Zoning Code and contact the Planning staff at email@example.com or 918-376-1540.
Carports are permitted by Special Exception, which requires approval from the Owasso Board of Adjustment. The Special Exception application can be found here. For additional information, please contact the Planning staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 918-376-1540.
If the shed is sitting on skids it does not need a permit but does need to stay off easements and have a minimum setback of ten feet from any side yard or rear lot lines. If the building will have a foundation, a building permit is required. For additional information, contact the Building Official at 918-376-1544 or the Community Development Administrative Assistant at 918-376-1540.
Yes, if the homeowner plans to do their own plumbing, electrical, or mechanical work, a permit and inspection will be required. For additional information, contact the Building Official at 918-376-1544 or the Community Development Administrative Assistant at 918-376-1540.
Yes, a building permit does need to be submitted along with plans on the project. For additional information, contact the Building Official at 918-376-1544 or the Community Development Administrative Assistant at 918-376-1540.
It cannot cover more than 20% of the area of the minimum required rear yard and total floor area cannot exceed 500 square feet.
Residential permits take 3 to 5 days and a commercial building permit takes 10 to 15 days. Applicants are notified when the permit is ready to be issued.
The City of Owasso does not issue licenses for contractors. All contractors are required to carry valid licenses that are issued by the State of Oklahoma.
Information can be found on the website of Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
An Occupancy Permit needs to be completed. The city planner, building inspector, and the fire marshal inspect the property and sign off on the permit. For additional information, contact the Building Official at 918-376-1544 or the Community Development Administrative Assistant at 918-376-1540.
You will need one set of house plans and a site plan along with the completed permit. The complete building permit application and accompanying materials needs to be delivered to City Hall (200 S Main). For additional information, contact the Building Official at 918-376-1544 or the Community Development Administrative Assistant at 918-376-1540.
You may bring up to 2 dogs per responsible party.
Currently there are 4 fire stations protecting the City of Owasso and some unincorporated areas of Tulsa and Rogers Counties.
Fire Station #1 is located at:
8901 N. Garnett
Owasso, OK 74055
Fire Station #2 is located at:
207 S. Cedar
Fire Station #3 is located at:
9990 N. 145th E. Ave.
Fire Station #4 and the Fire Department Headquarters is located at:
11933 E 116th St N
Collinsville, OK 74021
You can call Fire Administration at 918-272-5253, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to schedule a fire station tour or visit by the firefighters. You can also fill out an online request by clicking here.
Call Fire Administration at 918-272-5253 or come by the administration office at Fire Station #1 (8901 N. Garnett Rd.) during normal business hours. You will need the date and location of the fire. The cost is $0.25 per page (most reports are less than 5 pages).
No. It is illegal to burn discarded material (refuse / trash) on your property. However, you may burn tree limbs / brush if it was generated from your property and you live outside the city limits. For more information refer to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality website.
• The event must be open to the public, free of charge;
• The use, display, firing, ignition, lighting and discharge of the fireworks must be done in the presence of an authorized representative of the Fire Department; and
• The group(s) organizing the event and igniting the fireworks must indemnify and hold the city harmless for any damage caused by the event and provide an insurance policy, with the city named as an insured, covering and protecting the city from liability to the extent it is not immune by state law.
City hall is located at 200 S. Main St.
Directions: Exit Highway 169 at the 76th ST exit; turn West on 76th ST & follow to Main St. City Hall is located on the Southwest corner of 76th and Main. Visitor parking is available on the West side of the building.
For questions, contact City Hall at 918-376-1500.
City Hall is open Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., except on designated holidays.
Owasso's sales tax is actually made up of three separate taxes: the state tax, the city tax, and the county tax. The state tax is 4.5%. The city tax is 4.05%. The Tulsa County sales tax is .367%, and the total Rogers County sales tax is .833. Most retail establishments for Owasso are in Tulsa County, with a total sales tax of 8.917%. Very few retail establishments are in the Rogers County area of the Owasso city limits. That area is east of N 145 E Ave, with a total sales tax of 9.383%
To find the answer to a question not on this list, feel free to contact the City at 918-376-1500.
In most instances, traffic citations may be handled through the mail or payment made in person. Please read the reverse side of your citation and enter your plea by marking the appropriate box and providing your signature.
Payment By Mail
Owasso Municipal Court
PO Box 180
Owasso Municipal Building
200 S. Main
(SW corner of 76th and Main)
Monday - Wednesday and Friday(except holidays designated by the City of Owasso)
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday (Court Day)
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Contact the Records Clerk at 918-376-1568 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday (except designated holidays), or you may leave a message on voice mail after hours. You may pick up the copy at the police station located at 111 N Main Street, once your report has been researched. There may be a small fee.
The City of Owasso's Recycling Center is located at:
499 S. Main
Owasso, OK 74022
(follow Main St. South of 76th St.)
The Recycling Center is open Tuesday through Friday (Closed designated holidays) 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Saturday (Closed designated holidays)9 a.m. to 4 p.m.First Thursday each month11 a.m. to 1 p.m.(Closed for Departmental Meeting) For additional information, visit the Owasso Recycling Center and Disposal Station page.
For any of the following issues, contact the Public Works Department at 918-272-4959 or you can fill out our online service request form.
Yard waste has to be separated from regular trash from April - November. Yard waste bags can be purchased for a cost of $9 for 10 bags. Bags may be purchased at the utility billing window at City Hall or QuikTrip locations in Owasso. There is no charge for pickup of yard waste bags.
Yard waste poly-carts are available from April - November and cost $13.95 per month, which will be included with your monthly water bill. Contact Utility Billing at 918-376-1500 or complete yard waste order form.
We require a completed and signed contract for service, 2 forms of ID, and proof of ownership or valid lease agreement. A $75 deposit for residential customers that own their home and a $125 deposit for residents renting. For commercial customers, a $125 deposit is required. There is a non-refundable service initiation fee of $10 for all new or transferred service.
Contracts for service can be completed at the Utility Billing Department at City Hall or you can download the contracts:
All customers are required to appear in person for new or transferred service. For questions, please contact a Utility Billing Clerk at 918-376-1500.
We currently have several different payment options: You can pay by debit or credit card with no processing fees by calling 918-376-1520 or 918-376-1521. You can mail your payment to: P.O. Box 180 Owasso, OK 74055 You can pay in person by bringing your payment to our office at: 200 S Main Owasso, OK 74055 We also have a drop box you can put your payment in located in the west parking lot. You can also pay your bill online with the PSN payment system. Click here for information. You can sign up for the City of Owasso's automatic payment withdrawal program. It is a free service through which your utility payment is automatically withdrawn from your checking account. Visit the Utility Department Page for more information.
For customers billed through the City of Owasso, contact the utility billing office 918-376-1500 for assistance. For customers billed through RWD #3 (Wash. & Rogers), please click here for the senior ambulance discount application.
Additionally, cooking fats, oil and grease are some of the most difficult substances to break down, which can slow down the treatment process. This prevents us from meeting our goal of making all public waters suitable for wildlife and public use, so please help us to help you by keeping cooking fats, oil and grease out of the collection system.