Town Holiday Jan. 20. Most municipal offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Chapel Hill Transit will operate on a Saturday schedule. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day Wednesday, Jan. 22). Read More

Online Permitting Services

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Welcome to the new Online Permitting Services system. For questions about the status of your permit, please contact the Inspections Department at 919-968-2718 or at For technical questions, please contact 919-968-2892 or


How can you use Online Permitting?

Use Online Permitting Services to apply for:

  • All residential permits
  • Subpermits for electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work

You are also able to:

  • Track your application status
  • Pay application and inspection fees

Registering for an Online Permitting Services account

Before using Online Permitting Services, you will need to register for an account. To register, you must:

Mailing address for signature forms:

Development Services Center
405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

For more detailed instructions on the registration process, see the User Account Registration Guide (PDF).

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