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.
Strategic Plan Progress Report Now Available; Durham to Hire New Firefighters Thanks to Grant
Multiple Opportunities for Residents to Provide Feedback in Durham and Orange Counties
Community Meeting to Discuss Final Design and Next Steps for this Targeted Neighborhood Commercial Area Streetscape Project
Violent and Property Crime Down; Raleigh Interconnection Water Project Underway
Durham Residents Asked to Note Changes in Multiple City Services
Crime Data Will Now Be Reported Monthly; Violent Crime Clearance Rate Is Above FBI’s National Average
Durham 911 Center Achieves Three Major Accreditations; Durham Fire Department Requests Help Through Sparky’s Wish List
Durham Fire Department Teams Up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to Help Raise Funds for Research
Durham is the first, and currently, one of only two centers in the world to hold three major accreditations simultaneously
Free Series Designed to Support Small Business Growth
Incentive for New Downtown Luxury Hotel Approved; New Ambassador Team Brings Hospitality Downtown
City Council Approves $1.4 Million Grant
Free Event Tailored for Out-of-Work Professionals
America’s Night Out Against Crime - Tuesday, August 7
Durham One of Only 15 to Receive this National Honor
Residents Invited to Apply for Grant Funding by August 31 Deadline to Improve Durham’s Appearance
Mayor’s Crime Update, Hillandale Grand Reopening Featured
Ceremony Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
“I’m Safe” feature lets people alert their loved ones with a push of a button
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