Police Department Making Fast Progress to Process Sexual Assault Kits
In a press conference on Thursday, May 23, Attorney General Josh Stein recognized the Durham Police Department for its work to analyze 357 of 1,711 untested sexual assault kits in the past year. This makes Durham second in the state for number of kits tested, and contributes to the effort to reduce the state's backlog. Learn more.
Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Memorial Day
In observance of Memorial Day, most City of Durham offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, including City Hall and other non-emergency City operations. Residents are asked to take note of changes in other City services and programs. Learn more.
New Online System to Apply and Pay for Building Trades
The Development Services Center (City-County Inspections, City-County Planning, and City Public Works) began a new payment system for plan review and permitting. Under this system, application fees must be paid online before a building permit, trade permit, or fire protection permit is issued, and before the fire plans examiner can sign off on site plan review. Learn more.