July 4 Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Residential trash will not be collected (Tuesday routes will be collected Wednesday, July 5). Recycling and yard waste collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

Opening a Business

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Home-based businesses must obtain a Home Occupation Permit from the Planning Department. Other businesses must obtain a Certificate of Occupancy from the Inspection Department.
Info: 968-2759

Local businesses also receive assistance from the
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
104 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27515
967-7075 or

How to Open a Business Guide from the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership


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