Get a Business License in the City of Nowata Oklahoma

Obtaining a Nowata City Business License

How to Get a Business License (Non-Contractors)

Cost are $40.00 a fiscal year. Each business will need to come into Nowata City Hall and pick up a Nowata City Business License Application. Once all info is turned into city hall, the City Code Enforcement Officer will review, City Clerk will sign off and it will be ready for pick up.

So, here is what we'll need from you.

 State and/or Federal ID Number

 Copy of General Liability Insurance

 Completed Nowata City Business License Application

 $40.00 Annual License Fee

Call Nowata City Hall, (918) 273-3538, with any questions or email

How to Register as a Contractor (i.e. Electrician, Plumber, Roofer, etc.)

All information regarding registering your business as a contractor with the City of Nowata is located here,

Help! I'm lost here.

No worries friend, contact the Nowata City Help Desk for assistance with obtaining a business license.

(918) 273-3538

Relocate Business to Nowata City Oklahoma

Choose Nowata City for Your Business

Economic Data for Nowata City Oklahoma

Economic Data

With a local workforce of 4,400, border access to the State of Kansas and beyond, we are positioned to support your growing business.

View Nowata City's Data 

Economic Incentives to Relocate to Nowata Oklahoma

Economic Relocation Incentives

The City of Nowata is unique in that its lands fall within both the State of Oklahoma and the tribal jurisdiction of the Cherokee Nation. Thus, depending on your owner's heritage, type of business and total job impact you could attract incentives from both state and tribal entities. 

Regardless, our city offers an opportunity to discuss potential incentive packages with city officials, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, and if applicable, tribal representation.


Email or call (918) 273-3538 to set up an incentive meeting.


Nowata City Industrial Park Nowata Oklahoma

 Industrial Park

Just opened in 2016, the new Nowata City Industrial Park offers 180 Acres of industrially zoned lots that is anchored by a Municipal Airport. Park includes direct access to US Highway 169, which runs north to Kansas and south to Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Love's Travel Stop offers tenants fuel and food services.


Learn More About Industrial Park 

The Story of Nowata Oklahoma

Our City's Story

Founded on the boom of the oil industry and one the world's shallowest oil deposits, we rose from the newly minted Oklahoma plains to become a city. After more than a century we continue to redefine our reputation and set new economic and social goals for our city.

We're a tight-knit community bound in faith and family, as our children are our most valuable asset. Come help us write the next chapter in our community's story.


Read the Story of Nowata