Frequently Asked Questions
The following represents a compilation of the most frequently asked questions in the Edmond Chamber office. If your question isn’t answered below – please call (405) 341-2808 and we’ll try to provide the answer or refer you to an appropriate source of information.
Edmond Chamber of Commerce office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekend e-mail and phone message requests will be returned on Monday or as soon as possible.
- Where can I get a map of Edmond? » Answer
- Where can I get an Edmond phone book? »Answer
- Where is the Edmond Chamber office located? » Answer
- What is the population of Edmond? » Answer
- What is the sales tax in Edmond? » Answer
- I need to find a business that does…… » Answer
- How far is Edmond to Oklahoma City? To the Airport? » Answer
- Who do I call for new utility service? » Answer
- When will my trash be picked up? » Answer
- Who are my local elected officals? » Answer
- How do I start a new business? » Answer
1. Where can I get a map of Edmond?
Local residents may obtain up to five free Edmond maps in the Edmond Chamber office at 825 E. 2nd Street, all others may request one map mailed to their out-of-town address. To receive a map or a complete packet of relocation materials click here.
Local residents may pick up a variety of Edmond-area telephone directories in the Edmond Chamber office at 825 E. 2nd Street. The Chamber is not able to mail telephone directories and Oklahoma City telephone directories are not available. To order a directory, contact Southwestern Bell directly at 1-800-792-2665, Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST.
The Edmond Chamber building is located at 825 E. 2nd Street, between Boulevard and Bryant and on the S.E. corner of the University of Central Oklahoma campus. For a directional map, please click here.
The 2009 estimated population of Edmond is 83,656.
The total sales tax is 7.75%, which is the combined 3.25% sales tax collected by the City of Edmond and the 4.5% sales tax collected by the State of Oklahoma.
We suggest that everyone should Shop Edmond Chamber Members First! The Edmond Chamber of Commerce Online Membership Directory lists over 1,250 businesses that support the community through chamber membership.
Edmond is located in Oklahoma County, 13 miles north of downtown Oklahoma City and 23 miles north of Will Rogers World Airport.
The City of Edmond provides electricity, water, and sanitation services to residents. Call (405) 359-4541 to begin or discontinue service. For gas service, contact Oklahoma Natural Gas at (405) 551-4000. Cable-television access is provided by Cox Communications, to subscribe call 359-3550.
The City of Edmond Sanitation Department provides weekly curbside recycling and waste collection service using roll-out carts. For your neighborhood pick-up day or questions call (405) 359-4541.
Contact the Mayor and Council members at: 24 E First Street Edmond, OK 73034 (405) 348-8830 or visit the City of Edmond website for additional information.
Business plans, tax and insurance requirements, licenses and permits…there’s a lot of preparation required before greeting your first client or customer. A wealth of resources have been compiled by the Edmond Economic Development Authority (EEDA). Additionally, the EEDA provides real estate referral services for retail, commercial, office or industrial needs, business financing assistance, extensive statistics and data, and more. Contact the EEDA at (405) 340-0016 or visit www.eeda.com. Since 1984 the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (OSBDC) has assisted Oklahomans identify and obtain reliable, objective information about starting a new business, solving existing business problems, expanding a business, and more. Through seminars and individual counseling, the OSBDC can answer your most common questions; and arrange access to the most specific information. The OSBDC is a consortium of staff members of Oklahoma’s regional universities and is funded by the US Small Business Administration, the Oklahoma Legislature and host universities and colleges. Call (405) 232-1968 or visit www.osbdc.org.