Town Holiday Nov. 27-28

Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 27-28 in observance of Thanksgiving. Please view the holiday service schedule for information about changes to trash and recycling pickup and other services. More...


Contact Information


Jay Gibson, Town Engineer
Town Hall, 3rd Floor
405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-968-2833
Fax: 919-967-8406



The Town’s Engineering and Design Services Division provides public project designs and design review, construction inspection and supervision, land surveying, drafting, construction quantity and cost estimating, Geographic Information System technology, and related services for Town projects.

The Engineering and Design Services Division reviews proposed private development plans, and inspects street and other public improvements in the Town and its surrounding planning jurisdiction including areas designated under the Joint Planning Agreement with Orange County and the Town of Carrboro.

Duties of the Engineering snd Design Services Division include: 

  • Development and administration of the Geographic Information System (G.I.S.) and associated data-sharing network and provision of comprehensive G.I.S. training and services.
  • Land surveying services including boundary, construction, and as-built surveys in addition to land records research. Review updates to Public Improvement Projects.
  • Engineering design services and construction supervision on capital improvement projects and associated public infrastructure improvements.
  • Comprehensive and timely review of development and redevelopment proposals.

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