Monday, May 28 is a Town Holiday

Most municipal offices will be closed. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day is Wednesday, May 30). Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. A Special Service of Remembrance will be held at the Orange County Veterans Memorial at 7:30 a.m. Read more.

Building Permits

Residential Zoning-Building Permits

Commercial Building Permits

Sub Permits


A Residential Zoning-Building Permit is for use on single family and two family home building and building addition projects. 

A Commercial Building Permit is intended for any commercial building projects, multi-family projects (more than 2 units).

A Sub Permit is required for the installation, extension, repair, or alteration of any plumbing system, heating or cooling equipment system, electrical wiring, appliances or equipment that does not require new buildings or additions.


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