Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

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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