Engineering and Environmental Services

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Engineering and Environmental Services


  Jay Gibson, P.E.,

  General Manager

  201 E. Main Street
  5th Floor
  Durham, NC 27701
  Phone: 919-560-0735
  FAX: 919-560-0740
  Hours: 8:30 AM-5:00PM




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.  THE UTILITIES DIVISION ADMINISTRATION OFFICE IS RUNNING ON A REDUCED SCHEDULE - GO TO THE UTILITIES DIVISION PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.

Department Function

The mission of Durham County Engineering and Environmental Services Department is to protect regional water quality through the administration of the sewer use, stormwater and erosion control ordinances; to improve County facilities through the management of capital projects; to preserve natural and scenic lands, farms and forests; and to foster a strong, diverse artistic and cultural environment through administration of the Public Art Program.