Municipality Location and General Contact Information

101 City Hall Plaza
Durham NC 27701
Building Department information for City of Durham, NC

Available Blueprints and Building Plans from America’s Building Records.
Use the map below to find and request drawings.

Want to make your building plans available here? Join ABR.

City of Durham, NC - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Durham, NC

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

The City-County Inspections Department administers and enforces the North Carolina State Building Code and the zoning ordinances for both the City and County of Durham. The department ensures the health, safety and welfare of the public and strives to support the city’s Strategic Plan goals of a safe and secure community and thriving, livable neighborhoods.

City-County Inspections Responsibilities

  • Conducting inspections of building projects in progress
  • Issuing Certificates of Compliance
  • Providing information on requirements for manufactured homes, family care homes, day care facilities, floodplain management and impact fees
  • Reviewing applications for Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire and Sign Permits
  • Reviewing permits for construction activity
  • Reviewing plans
Latest News & Information
Land Development Office (LDO)

Permit Information and Forms

The LDO system allows contractors to schedule inspections, review results of inspections, check on status of permits, check on the plans review status of building permits and Certificates of Compliance and apply for mechanical, plumbing, and electrical permits online:

Additional Information

The detailed municipality information displayed on this page is not a property of America's Building Records (ABR). This information is complied for your convenience from the municipality's official website. For the most up-to-date information please visit their official website.