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There are exceptions for which your dog or cat may be exempt from this requirement. For example, you can purchase an Intact Permit to exempt your dog or cat.
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No person shall construct, reconstruct, repair, or remove any pavement, walk, drive, curb, or gutter within any public way or make any excavation therein without having first complied with the following requirements:
Building PermitsIf an owner or contractor intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert, or replace any electrical, mechanical, or plumbing system, then a building permit is required. For more information about building permits contact the Ponca City Development Services Department at (580) 767-0383. Ponca City has adopted the international codes for building, residential, mechanical, and Plumbing and the National Electrical Code.
Stormwater Detention RequirementsThe City of Ponca City prohibits an increase in stormwater runoff by development of all new commercial / industrial development projects and residential development above a certain size or in a critical area. This requirement is met by storing stormwater on site and releasing it at a controlled rate. Questions about these requirements can be addressed to the Ponca City Engineering Department at (580) 767-0326.
Stormwater Discharge PermitsIf you are planning construction activities that will disturb more than one acre you must have a Stormwater Discharge Permit from the Oklahoma State Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Certain industrial activities also require DEQ permits to discharge uncontaminated stormwater runoff. More information on DEQ stormwater permitting can be found on their website. Additional stormwater pollution prevention information can also be found on the City website on the Stormwater Information page or by calling (580) 767-0453.
Please note: when renewing over the phone you will need to provide your library card number. When renewing online you will need your library card number as well as your pin number.
Polo was also introduced to Ponca City by Marland. He organized a team and set up three different polo fields for practice and for competition. George Marland was very active on the Ponca City polo team and was quite a good player as well.
Six months before he died, Mr. Marland sold the complex to an order of monks, the Discalced Carmelite Fathers. He kept the chauffeur's cottage and the surrounding land and left both to Lydie in his will. The Discalced Carmelite Fathers established a college of philosophy at the mansion in 1941 and were cloistered there until 1948. They then sold the complex to the Sisters of St. Felix for $50,000.
The Felician sisters renamed the estate Assumption Villa, and operated a nunnery and high school at the mansion. The nuns themselves lived in the mansion on the upper level. They built the chapel and the administration building. They also built Angela Hall as a private high school; in the 1960s, they added a dormitory.
In 1975, the Felician sisters announced that they were planning to sell the mansion and surrounding property and move to New Mexico. Conoco offered to pay half of the purchase price if the City of Ponca City would pay the other half. A one-cent sales tax was proposed by the city to fund its part. Lydie Marland returned to Ponca City during this time and wrote a letter to the citizens, asking them to support the sales tax and to save the mansion. The sales tax issue did pass, and the City of Ponca City became the owner of the Marland Estate, including the mansion and all of the other buildings on the 30-acre complex. The total purchase price was $1.4 million.
Mrs. Fluke’s design consists of “a sky blue field with a circular rawhide shield of an American Indian Warrior, decorated with six painted crosses on the face thereof, the lower half of the shield to be fringed with seven pendant eagle feathers and superimposed upon the face of the shield a calumet or peace pipe, crossed at right angles by an olive branch, ...underneath said shield or design in white letters shall be placed the word ‘Oklahoma.'”
The forty-one foot concrete plaza is a gift of former and current Ponca City residents to the citizens of the State of Oklahoma and will forever bear the flag design, as well as the Oklahoma State Pledge.
Provided, during the time period from Memorial Day through Labor Day of each year, curfew for the above ages of juveniles shall commence at 12:01 am and terminate at 6:00 am of each day.
Curfew hours for juveniles younger than 15 years of age are from 10:30 pm each day to 6:00 am the following day.
Permits for fishing, boating, and skiing may be purchased at the Park and Recreation office located at 905 West Hartford Avenue. The Lake Ponca Recreation Area serves as an ideal location for individual, family, and group outings. Additionally, it hosts a variety of community events throughout the year.
On September 26, 2003, the Center became the State’s first large-scale commercial energy project when the turbines began producing power that went into the electric grid for the 35 Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority member systems. The OMPA Board of Directors adopted a policy on green credits, making this environmentally-friendly power option available to municipally-owned electric systems. As an OMPA member, we can then offer this wind energy to our customers. Just contact the Utility Billing Office to enroll in this great program!
By taking a little extra time to educate yourself on CFLs and by carefully reading the packaging, you greatly reduce the risk of being disappointed and can enjoy one of the best investments available.
If you are planning construction activities that will disturb more than one acre, you must have a Stormwater Discharge Permit from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ). Certain industrial activities also require ODEQ permits to discharge uncontaminated stormwater runoff.
When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to two minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, lead testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize lead exposure is available on the Environmental Protection Agency's website.
For example, 11 gallons of water are needed to irrigate and wash the fruit in one half-gallon container of orange juice. To grow, produce, package, and ship the beans that made your morning cup of coffee, 37 gallons of water were used. To produce one quart of milk, 264 gallons of water are required, and 4,200 gallons are required to produce two pounds of beef.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American uses about 100 gallons of water daily. In fact, in the developed world, one flush of a toilet uses as much water as an average person in the developing world allocates for an entire day’s cooking, washing, cleaning, and drinking. The annual American per capita water footprint is about 8,000 cubic feet; that is twice the global per capita average.
With water use increasing six-fold in the past century, our demands for fresh water are rapidly outstripping what the planet can replenish. Check out your own water footprint on the H20 Conserve website. You can also visit the Water Footprint website to see how your water footprint compares to those of other nations.
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