Our mission is to provide unbiased advice on development and zoning matters, foster public participation and transparency in land development and planning, adopt and maintain planning guidelines for the metropolitan area, provide various planning and land division services, conduct building inspections, offer flood plain information, and enhance the quality of life for current and future residents of Rogers County.
- What are your hours of operation?
8 am to 5 pm, offices are closed between 12 pm to 1 pm for lunch.
- Do I need a building permit?
Building permits are required for all areas of Rogers County for residential and commercial permanent structures.
- How much does a building permit cost?
Permit fees can be found at the below link.
- Do you do same day inspections?
Yes. You must call before 8:30 am for a morning inspection. You must call before 1 pm for an afternoon inspection. Inspections are between 8:30 am to 5 pm. Monday through Friday.
- Can I build a detach building with a living quarters?
Section 208 of the City of Claremore-Rogers County Metropolitan Zoning Ordinance states; that not more than one single-family dwelling or manufactured home dwelling may be constructed on a lot, except in the case of a lot that is within an approved Planned Unit Development or in an RT Residential Manufactured Home Park District.
Accessory Living Quarters: In the case of Zoning Districts in which dwelling units are permitted, the term means living quarters within an accessory building for the sole use of the family or of persons employed on the premises, or for the temporary use of the guests of the occupants of the premises; such quarters shall have no kitchen facilities and are not rented or otherwise used as a separate dwelling unit. The term includes "guest house." (City of Claremore-Rogers County Metropolitan Zoning Ordinance. Chapter 21, Definitions. Page 21-1)
- What building codes have Rogers County adopted?
Rogers County accepts and adopts the current adopted codes of the Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commissionset forth by the State of Oklahoma.
Current codes: IBC 2018, IFC 2018, IRC 2018, IEBC 2018, IFGC 2018, IMC 2018, IPC 2018, NEC 2020.