Permits & Licensing

IMPORTANT CITY ORDINANCES

PARKING PERMITS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES:   The requirement that a certain vehicle must be parked completely to the rear of the front wall of the main building located on private property shall not apply to any pickup truck whose owner has obtained a permit, or to vehicles for which a temporary permit has been obtained.

The requirement that all vehicles of any kind except a private passenger vehicle must be parked completely to the rear of the front wall of the main building on private property shall not apply to a pickup truck not exceeding twenty feet in length owned by the owner of lessee of a lot or building site containing a residence having no attached or unattached garage, or having a garage that is not large enough to accommodate such pickup truck, and having no hard surfaced area or driveway extending to the rear of the front wall of the main building.

The exemption provided for in this paragraph shall apply to no more than one (1) vehicle and the owner of the vehicle shall first obtain a permit to be issued by the Director of Public Works, who shall first verify that the requirements of this paragraph have been satisfied. The applicant for such permit shall be required to pay the City Treasurer a fee of five dollars ($5.00). Such permit shall be for a period of one year and must be renewed annually.

GARAGE SALES . An application and permit is required for all garage/estate sales held within the City of Nichols Hills. One sale per address every six months for two consecutive days. A sign must be on the applicants property only.

TREE SERVICE LICENSING. It is unlawful and an offense for any person on behalf of himself or for any firm or corporation, to solicit or engage within the City of Nichols Hills in the business or calling of servicing trees unless and until such person, firm, or corporation shall have first procured a license to do so from the City Clerk.

Residents of Nichols Hills should always check as to the validity of a tree service company before signing a contract with said company. TREE SERVICE covers both tree spraying and tree trimming. To check if service is licensed contact the Permits & Licensing Clerk. 843-5222.

BUILDING PERMITS.  Any type of construction work will require a Building Permit.

ELECTRICAL PERMITS. Any type of electrical work will require a permit. The Electrician must be licensed with the City of Nichols Hills. Licenses and permits may be obtained at 6407 Avondale Dr. For information call 843-5222.

PLUMBING PERMITS. Any work involving plumbing, water, gas, heat/air or sewer will require a permit. The plumber must be licensed with the City of Nichols Hills. This includes French drains. French drains must either penetrate the curb or be open ended at least 12 feet from the back of the curb or street edge. A permit application may be obtained at 6407 Avondale Dr. For information call 843-5222.



 

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