Permitting & Licensing

The City of McAlester is responsible for tracking and monitoring business development activities that occur within the community. This occurs through a uniform application of zoning, permitting, and licensing. Developers and business owners are encouraged to visit with City staff in advance to determine what permits or licenses may be required for a project.

Zoning and Permitting
The City preserves the quality of life of neighborhoods and ensures safety standards for construction activities by determining proper zoning, licensing and registering contractors, reviewing detailed plans, issuing permits, and inspecting.

Business Licensing
The City of McAlester tracks businesses operating within City limits through a licensing system. Businesses are required to apply for the license that corresponds with their type of operation.

Permitting & Inspections
Business Licensing