About Durham's development process 

Please refer to the Planning and Development services update page for a regularly-updated summary of current DSC processes during the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes links to application submittal, payment, and review portals.

If you are attempting to submit an application or pay application fees, please use the blue button immediately below to launch the online application guide. 

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Resources and information previously provided on this web page have been temporarily suspended. This page will be re-launched after the DSC has transitioned to a post-COVID-19 operation. This portion of the web site will and provide an overview of Durham development application and review processes, including guidance for new processes such as digital submittal, payment, review, and approval.