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Complete your House Check Request here.

What the house check program is...

What the house check program is NOT...



  • Officers will drive by your home and look at doors and windows to ensure all entries appear secured and untouched.
  • Officers will look for other irregularities on your property (examples include damage to property, leaky pipes). *The Chapel Hill Police Department cannot guarantee all irregularities are found.
  • A running list of homes is kept by Patrol Supervisors. Officers are assigned homes to visit as part of their regular patrol.



  • Officers will not enter your home without signs that your home is unsecured.
  • Officers will not water your lawn, cut your grass, or feed your animals.
  • Your information will not be posted publicly. All contact information will remain secure by the Chapel Hill Police Department.



In order to request a house check, residents will need to: 

  1. Click on the link below to access the House Check form.  If you are unable to print the page, the forms are available at the police department (828 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays observed by the Town.
  2. Read, complete and sign (Owner or renter must sign)
  3. Have a witness sign.
  4. Submit the request using one of the following:
    1. Bring the form to the front desk at the police department
    2. Mail to:  Chapel Hill Police Department, 828 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    3. Fax the form to 919-968-2846 Attention "Base 3".  If you submit the form via fax please follow with the original via US mail within 2 business days. 

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