Social Media

We want to hear from our residents and visitors, and encourage participation through comments and feedback on our social media channels.

City of Durham social media sites are subject to applicable North Carolina Public Records Law and can be disclosed to third parties.

Participation and Posting Guidelines

The City of Durham has user guidelines and respectfully request that site visitors adhere to them as this is a limited public forum. The City of Durham reserves the right to delete all comments that are not in compliance with the following guidelines:

  • No comments will be allowed that use inappropriate or offensive language.
  • No comments will be allowed that discriminate or are derogatory based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. 
  • Any profile that harasses another user profile, or is in violation of the comment guidelines, will be removed from the site. 
  • Any profile that appears to violate any terms of the hosting site will be reported to site administrators. 
  • Any comments that appear to be spam or advertising solicitation will be removed from the site.

Department Social Media

In addition to the official City of Durham social channels which provide an overview of news, events, and updates across the organization, many departments maintain social channels related to their work and services.

Name Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Blogs / Other
City of Durham Official Channels
Organization-wide news, events, and updates.

City of Durham Spanish Channels
City of Durham updates translated to Spanish.
Durham Budget & Management Services’ Participatory Budgeting
A democratic process that allows residents to directly decide how to spend part of the public budget. Website
Durham Emergency Communications Center
The primary public safety answering point for the City and County. Website
Durham Fire Department
Get alerts and fire prevention and education information. Website
Durham i-Team
Learn about the City’s innovative new projects and initiatives. Website
Durham Parks & Recreation
Get the latest on programming and park, facility closings and delays. Website
DPR Play More Blog
Durham Police Department
Get alerts and crime prevention and education information. Website
Finance / Purchasing
Learn about new bid opportunities with the City of Durham. Website
Go Durham
Check the schedule, find your route. Website
Human Resources Department
Responsible for developing, interpreting, and administering personnel program and policies as well as recruitment. Website
Keep Durham Beautiful
Nonprofit focused on waste reduction, litter prevention, and community efforts to go green. Website
Office on Youth
Learn about programming at the Durham Teen Center. Website
Stormwater Services
The latest in news and stormwater educational resources. Website
Learn about Move Safe Durham. Website
Water Management
Water conservation tips and facility information. Website