Let us Connect You to Business Resources in Owasso.
Owasso’s infrastructure supports all businesses in the city, and includes transmodal market access and inexpensive utilities. Below are links to Owasso and Tulsa area organizations with valuable resources and information to assist you whether you are planning to live or start a business in Owasso.
Innovation resources are abundant in the Tulsa region and available to Owasso businesses:
- i2E supports business commercialization efforts and facilitates angel and venture capital financing.
- The Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) assists with access to funding programs for innovation and equity funding for companies.
- OSU’s Helmerich Research Center, Tulsa, provides research, development, testing and education to advance aerospace, energy, manufacturing, transportation, electronics and medical industries. New Product Development Center is also located at OSU Tulsa Campus.
- The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance and its affiliates offer customized engineering solutions and other means to improve efficiencies (i.e. lean manufacturing) and product and process improvements.
- Tulsa Tech provides business management/entrepreneurship courses.
- Tulsa Community College offers small business startup classes. TCC Tulsa Campus offers the Tulsa Startup Series to help entrepreneurs innovate and accelerate their businesses.
- The Forge in Tulsa is an entrepreneurial hub offering low cost space and incubator program.
- 36 Degrees North provides co-working space for small businesses, freelancers and remote workers.
- REI Women's Business Center in Tulsa assists women entrepreneurs with business startups/expansions including access to capital.
- Oklahoma Small Business Development Center assists entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Owasso businesses have access to a strong portfolio of business financing resources available in the state and Tulsa region. Service providers collaborate with economic development, education and training entities to connect with clients. Owasso’s local banks are highly supportive of business growth.
- Development Finance Authority provides revenue note financing for business locations and expansions.
- REI of Oklahoma is a certified development corporation that provides access to financing including New Market Tax Credits and SBA loans.
- Angel and Venture Capital – numerous investor groups in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
- i2E is a source of startup capital for emerging businesses, including Oklahoma Seed Capital Fund, Accelerate Oklahoma! Fund and SeedStep Angels which offer equity and investment capital for entrepreneurs.
- Oklahoma Applied Research Support Program (OARS) and Technology Business Finance Program, at OCAST, provide dollars for research and technology projects.
- Tulsa County Industrial Authority can issue industrial revenue bonds and other debt instruments to assist with economic development projects.
- Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a redevelopment economic development financing tool authorized by the State of Oklahoma. The City of Owasso has experience with TIFs.
Owasso Applications & Forms
- Alarm Registration for monitored alarm systems only.
- Application for Mobile Food Vending License
- Application for Solicitor License
- Building Inspections & Permits
- Code Enforcement
- Commercial Utilities Contract
- Community Development
- Development Process & Applications
- Fire Safety
- GIS Mapping
- GrOwasso Land Use Plan
- Licenses & Permits
- No Knock List
- Planning Maps
Other Owasso Resources
- City of Owasso
- 2019 Owasso Economic Outlook
- Holly Trolley
- Buy Owasso
- Owasso Chamber of Commerce
- Owasso Community Profile
- Owasso Economic Profile
- Owasso Economic Summit
- Owasso Redbud District
- Owasso Reporter
- Owasso Public Schools
- Owasso Character Council
- Rejoice Christian Schools
- Tulsa Community College, Owasso
- Tulsa Tech Owasso
- Bailey Medical Center
- St. John Owasso
- Traffic Counts Map