CODES & REGULATIONS


CODES & REGULATIONS

We all have to play by the rules; it's called living in a civil society. For a comprehensive rundown of what those rules are, check out our Municipal Code, traffic code and regulations, as well as our building, fire, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes.

The laws of the City of Blackwell are codified in its City Charter and Municipal Code, which is comprised of ordinances passed by the City Council.


CODE ENFORCEMENT
Bianca Short
Code Enforcement Department
221 W. Blackwell
Blackwell, OK 74631

Office: 580.363.0300
Fax: 580.363.0324

Code Enforcement’s mission is to enhance the level of public safety and city aesthetics through the enforcement of city codes and ordinances which relate to housing, zoning, signs, grass and weeds, etc. Currently the City operates under the International Building Code, Fire Code, Plumbing Code and Residential Code along with the National Electric Code. In addition, this office is responsible for the issuance of all required permits and the scheduling of inspections.




MUNICIPAL CODES
The City of Blackwell's Municipal Code is comprised of the local ordinances that have been enacted by the City Council. The Blackwell Municipal Code is updated on a regular basis. Review the Municipal Code HERE >



BUILDING CODES
Building Codes are sets of regulations governing the design, construction, alteration and maintenance of structures. They specify the minimum requirements to adequately safeguard the health, safety and welfare of building occupants. Review Building Codes HERE >
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