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Development Services Center

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Town Hall, First Floor

Where is the Development Services Center?

The Development Services Center is located next to the Revenue Office on the first floor of Town Hall (405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) across from the Council Chambers.

Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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 Development Services Center

Other Divisions Involved with Development Review

  • Current Development Division, Office of Planning and Sustainability
  • Engineering and Design Services, Public Works Department
  • Permits and Inspections, Office of Planning and Sustainability
  • Stormwater Management, Public Works Department
  • Have questions? Contact Us!

    Development Services Center
    First Floor, Town Hall
    405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Building Inspections: 
    Phone: 919-968-2718

    Phone: 919-969-5066

    The Building Inspections division of the Office of Planning and Sustainability is responsible for the following:

    • Processing building permit and sub permit applications
    • Residential and Commercial building plan review
    • Field Inspections

    The Zoning division of the Office of Planning and Sustainability is responsible for the following:

    • Managing incoming zoning and development permit and project applications
    • Completing reviews on administrative permit applications
    • Coordinating with reviewers on development permit applications


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