The more than 2,400 employees of the City of Durham are dedicated to the service of our residents – to provide quality services to make Durham a great place to live, work and play.
City services ensure the health, safety and welfare of residents and visitors to the City of Durham.
Make this your one stop home for what you need to know about the City of Durham. Durham One Call is the place to go for City government information. We will connect you to the best sources on education, emergency information, conservation and sustainability, community involvement and more.
This is your source for information on finding jobs with the City, bids and contracts, surplus properties, business licenses, laws and resources. The planning and inspections resources help you begin or grow your business
Sports, entertainment, the arts – wherever your tastes lead, Durham has it. World class facilities and nearly 100 City-owned parks and recreation centers make Durham a place where residents Play More!
Transportation options in Durham are plentiful, safe and affordable. The links below lead to information about available travel options and how Durham is working to improve travel throughout the region.
It's easy to see why so many residents and businesses call Durham home. Below are links to resources to help you live, work and play.
Forms available on this page may be in .pdf format. To view these files you must have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Audit Services:Fraud/Waste/Abuse Report FormBudget & Management Services: Metes & Bounds Requirements Updated Certificate of Title Voluntary Annexation Packet - Noncontiguous Voluntary Annexation Packet - Contiguous City Clerk: Board Application: .pdf, .docApplication for "License" to Conduct Closing-Out Sale, Fire or Other Distress SaleCivilian Police Review Board ApplicationCity Council:Request to Appear Before the Durham City CouncilCity Manager:Durham One Call - Online Request FormDurham One Call - Service Request Tracking SystemCommunity DevelopmentSouthside Pre-sales Online Registration Customer and Billing Services:EFT - Bank Draft FormEqual Opportunity Equity Assurance (EOEA): Small Disadvantage Business Enterprise (SDBE) Forms:• Construction:(.pdf) • Application for Prequalification: (.pdf) • Prequalification Renewal: (.pdf) • Procurement: (.pdf) • Professional Services:(.pdf)FireCommunity Education Event Request FormFinance:Broker/Dealer QuestionairePrivilege Business License General Merchant Privilege Business License ApplicationGeneral Merchant Privilege Business License Tax SchedulePrivilege Business License InstructionsBeer and Wine Privilege Business License ApplicationBeer & Wine Privilege Business License Tax ScheduleGeneral Services:Bid Application FormGeographic Information Systems: Digital Data Request form and AgreementCommercial Digital Data Request form and AgreementHuman Resources:Application for Employment (.pdf) (.doc) Application for Summer Employment (.pdf) (.doc) Inspections:Swimming Pool AffidavitBuilding Application FormElectrical Application FormFire Protection System PermitsMechanical Application FormMoving PermitPartial OccupancyPlumbing Application FormResidential ChecklistSign Application FormStocking Request FormTemporary Service Electrical - ResidentialTemporary Service Electrical - CommercialTemporary Power - Apartment UnitsTemporary Power - Existing DwellingParks and Recreation:Brochures, Forms and ApplicationsPlanning Department (City/County):Application MaterialsPolice Department:• Citizens Police Academy Application• Solicitud Para La Academia Civil De Policia• Special Events Guidelines• Special Event Survey Form• Special Events ApplicationDepartment of Transportation: Bike Rack Request FormDATA Discount Fare ApplicationDATA Paratransit ApplicationRequest a Bus Stop, DATA Request for Service Application, Cul-de-sac Street Light PetitionMid-Block Street Light PetitionPending Assessment FormTo report street light outages in Duke Energy Company's area – 1-800-777-9898To report street light outages in Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation's area – 1-800-449-2667Traffic Signal Problem Request FormSolid Waste:Yard Waste ApplicationWater Management:Industrial User Wastewater Survey and Permit ApplicationNew Landscape Irrigation License ApplicationIrrigation Schedule Assignment ApplicationBackflow Preventer Permit Application
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