Community Development

The main goal of the Community Development Department is to protect the health, safety and well being of the citizens of Durant. Through administering the resources of the Community Development Department we are able to assist the citizens, promote the growth of and encourage development within the community.
June 2017

Services Provided:

  • Planning and Zoning
  • Project Development
  • Code Enforcement
  • Mapping and 911 Addressing
  • Floodplain Determination
  • Building Permitting, Plan Review, and Inspections
  • Request a Code Enforcement Service

Building Permits Required for:


  • New or Remodel Construction
  • Accessory Structures (storage building, carport, etc.)
  • New and remodel Signs
  • Storm Cellars
  • Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical work
  • Residential and Commercial Roofs
  • Swimming Pools

Code Enforcement Concerns:


Community Development Department about code compliance concerns.
  • Overgrown Grass and Weeds
  • Trash and Debris
  • Junk Vehicles
  • Junk Appliances
  • Overgrown Trees and Shrubs
  • Report a Code Enforcement Concern


Current Building Codes Adopted by the City of Durant

  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2014 National Electric Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code