Sexually Oriented Business
Ector County Sheriff’s Officer is responsible for application process for S.O.B. (Sexually Oriented Business) and Game Rooms.
S.O.B. and Game rooms are required to have a license for operation in the county as stated in Ector County Ordinances.
Within the city of Odessa, you must contact the Odessa Police Department for licensing process.
The Licensing fee:
S.O.B. business license ______________________$1500.00
S.O.B. Employee and Non-employee________$50.00
Game room license__________________________$1000.00
Game room operators permits______________$100.00
Location to application:
Ector County Sheriff’s Office
1010 E. 8th St. Room 107
Odessa TX. 79761
Office Hours for application:
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 11:30 am & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Application must be complete by 4:00 pm
Monday Application renewal & license pick up.
Tuesday to Friday 8:30 am to 11:30 am & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Application and fingerprints must be complete by 4:00 pm
Application renewal & license pick up.
New Application and license pick up.
Finger Prints will be required for all new application, S.O.B and Game Rooms.
You will receive direction once you have completed your application. The fee for finger prints $10.00 cash only.
Hours for Finger Prints:
Tuesday to Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am & 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
For new applicants, it is advisable to come early.
Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance
Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance: 03-23-15