Public Hearings and Notices

Expanding Housing Choices


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If you couldn't attend November's open houses, don't worry. All materials and posters presented at these meetings are available online and the project website.

Participate in the Online Questionnaire


Your input is needed. Visit the website, review the materials, then fill out the questionnaire.

Schedule A Meeting With Planning Staff


Contact staff to schedule meetings with neighborhood groups, professional associations, or other interested stakeholders.

Michael Stock, 919-560-4137, ext. 28227
Scott Whiteman, 919-560-4137, ext. 28253


Upcoming Public Hearings


August 5, 2019
The Durham City Council will hold a public hearing on August 5, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to hear the following requests:

Annexation Petition


East Carver Street Initial (BDG1900002) A voluntary annexation petition to annex a parcel totaling 10.18 contiguous acres of street right-of-way of East Carver Street, between Danube Lane and Cub Creek Road.

Cardinal Oaks (BDG1900006) A voluntary annexation petition to annex a parcel totaling 0.452 contiguous acre parcel generally located at Kinnakeet Drive and Cheek Road.

Zoning Map Changes


East Carver Street Initial (Z1900003A) is a request to change the zoning district at East Carver Street, between Danube Lane and Cub Creek Road from Residential Suburban-20, Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District B (RS-20, F/J-B, County Jurisdiction) to Residential Suburban-20, Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District B (RS-20, F/J-B, City Jurisdiction).

Cardinal Oaks (Z1900024A) is a request to change the zoning district at generally located at Kinnakeet Drive and Cheek Road from Residential Rural Zoning District, Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District B, (RR, F/J-B, County Jurisdiction) to Residential Rural Zoning District, Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District B (RR, F/J-B, City Jurisdiction).

Street Closing


Mist Lake (SC1800012) Request to permanently close 1,336–linear feet of Mist Lake Drive, south of Camden Avenue.

Special Use Permit


NCCU Student Center Major Special Use Permit (M1900001/D1800303) is a request for a major special use permit (MSUP) (M1900001) and a major site plan (D1800303) have been received from O’Brien/Adkins Associates for the development of a 2.5-story Student Center on the campus of North Carolina Central University totaling 105,000 square feet on a 1.48 acre portion of the 8.99 acre site, zoned Residential Urban – 5(2) [RU-5(2)] and University and College-2 (UC-2) and located within the Urban Tier.

1435 Camden Avenue (M1900002/D1800322) is a request for a major special use permit (MSUP) (M1900002) and a major site plan (D1800322) have been received from Morningstar Law Group for the construction of a ready-mix concrete manufacturing facility and to utilize four existing single-story buildings totaling 6,142 square feet on a 2.26 acre portion of a 10.058 acre site, zoned Industrial (I), Major Transportation Corridor I-85 (MTC I-85) overlay, and Falls/Jordan District B Watershed Protection Overlay (F/J-B).

Public Review


The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., email or call 919-560-4137, contact  Jamie.Sunyak@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28235 for cases: BDG1900002/Z1900003A, SC1800012; Emily.Struthers@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28263 for cases:  BDG1900006/Z1900024A; Eliza.Monroe@DurhamNC.gov  ext. 28245 for cases M1900001/D1800303; Danny.Cultra@DurhamNC.gov  ext. 28238 for cases M1900002/D1800322.

Public Participation


Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7 p.m. and sign up on the sheet provided. The mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.


August 6, 2019


 The Durham Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on August 6, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. in the Committee Room, 101 City Hall Plaza, 2nd Floor, Durham, NC  27701, to consider the following:

Certificate of Appropriateness


COA1900044 (COA1900044) is a request to reconstruct a side screened porch; infill window and door openings; new rear deck. 

2108 West Club Boulevard (COA1900047) is a request to expand second-floor addition; construct new first-floor rear addition; modifications to front porch columns and railing.

1907 West Club Boulevard (COA1900048)
is a request for a new rear addition and deck; relocate existing rear fence and gravel drive.

411 East Main Street (COA1900054) is a request to install monument sign on northwest corner of lot.

1907 West Club Boulevard (COA1900060) is a request for demolition of a contributing accessory structure.

321 Liggett Street (LD1900001) is a request for partial repeal of landmark designation status.

Public Review


The application, staff report, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. E-mail or call 919-560-4137, contact  Karla.Rosenberg@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28259.

Public Participation


Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 8:30 a.m. and should sign up on the sheets to be provided. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case. 


Public Hearings and Notices Archive 2019
Public Hearings and Notices Archive 2018
Public Hearings and Notices Archive 2017