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Patrick O. Young
Planning Director

101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-4137
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

City / County Planning

ATTENTION! Durham County Government is closing most offices to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020. To read the detailed release about the closing, visit our news section at or click here

Department Function

The Durham City-County Planning Department is committed to excellent public service and enhancing the quality of life in Durham by guiding its growth and preserving its cultural heritage and natural resources.

Development Services Center

The DSC is a collaboration between City-County Planning, City-County Inspections, and City Public Works. The DSC provides a central place to ask questions and get answers about all things development-related: