Residents

  1. About Durham

    Whether you know of Durham as the "City of Medicine" or the "Bull City" it's easy to see why so many residents and businesses call Durham home. The links on the left provide resources to help you live, work and play in Durham.

  2. Certain Proposed Fee Changes

    Notification of proposed fee changes

  3. Durham Speaks

    Interact with the government by suggesting initiatives, posting ideas, participating in polls, and sharing in conversations around community proposals.

  4. Community Events

    Access calendars to view upcoming events.

  5. Community News

    Read current news and announcements.

  6. Community Development Department

    The Department of Community Development is responsible for coordinating the city’s community development and neighborhood stabilization and revitalization efforts including financial empowerment and home retention, affordable housing, and homelessness services programs.

  7. Education

    Take a look at the education opportunities available in Durham.

  8. Emergency Information

    The City of Durham and Durham County work hand-in-hand to provide for the safety and protection of all residents.

  9. Getting Around in Durham

    Transportation options in Durham are plentiful, safe and affordable. The links on this page can help you find information about your preferred mode of travel and how the City of Durham is working to improve travel throughout the region and beyond.

  10. Get Involved

    The City of Durham has boards, committees, and commissions in which interested citizens can participate. To apply for a vacancy, citizens need to fill out an application and send it to the Office of the City Clerk.

  1. Greener Durham

    The mission of the Durham City/County Sustainability Office is to help protect and improve Durham’s environment through wise use of natural resources by providing guidance and resources to city and county employees, businesses, and citizens.

  2. Keep Durham Beautiful

    Keep Durham Beautiful is a nonprofit organization made up of volunteers who care about the appearance of Durham. We engage and inspire individuals to take greater responsibility for their community environment.

  3. Neighborhood Improvement Services Department

    The Neighborhood Improvement Services Department works to preserve and improve quality of life conditions for Durham residents, and to encourage active participation in neighborhood redevelopment and public policy and decision making dialogue.

  4. Parks & Facilities

    Check out area parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.

  5. Partners Against Crime (PAC)

    The Partners Against Crime (PAC) program promotes collaboration among police officers, Durham residents, and city and county government officials to find sustainable solutions to community crime problems and quality of life issues.

  6. Report a Concern

    Notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment.

  7. Taxes

    City of Durham taxes and Durham County taxes are collected by the Durham County tax administration office.

  8. Water & Sewer Services

    Information on Durham water and sewer services and conservation programs

  9. Working in Durham

    Creating a new page under the Resident's Mega Menu

  10. Waste Disposal Services

    Information on Durham solid waste disposal and recycling programs and services.