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Community Resources

In a recent survey we conducted, many of the respondents stated that they wanted to have easy access to City and community resources.  While many of the resources can be found on each cities website, this post is intended to bring together the most common resources requested.

Poteau Community Resources

City of PoteauVisit the City of Poteau Website here. City of Poteau Code BookClick Here to open the latest updated City of Poteau Code viewer.

The City of Poteau has adopted the International Building Code to govern Building Regulations.  A link to the copy of the 2006 International Building Code book is located below.  While this governs basic building practices, remember, the City of Poteau has final say.  This is included as reference material only.

2006 International Building CodeThis is the latest online edition available and should only be used for reference as it is now over 10 years old.


Heavener City Resources

City of HeavenerVisit the City of Heavener Website here. City of Heavener Code BookClick Here to open the latest updated City of Heavener Code viewer.

About City Council Meetings

All city council meetings are open to the public.  Agendas can usually be found on either the city website or posted at city hall.

Poteau’s city council meetings are held on the first Monday (excluding holidays) of each month starting at 7PM inside the Council Room of City Hall.

Heavener city council holds their regular scheduled meetings on at 6:00 p.m. on the First Thursday of each month, and immediately following the HUA meeting on the Third Thursday of each month.

Wister city council meetings are held on the first Monday of the month.

Arrive on time.  If you are scheduled to speak, provide any material to council members prior to the start of the meeting.  The meeting will follow the agenda; if an item is not on the agenda, it will not be discussed.  To have an item put on the agenda for discussion, contact the city prior to the meeting to find out how.  Occasionally public discussions are welcome at the end of the meetings, but do not expect this.  Always be respectful.

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce

“The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Poteau trade area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civil, commercial, industrial and educational interests of the area.”

Poteau ChamberVisit the Poteau Chamber of Commerce here.

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