Public records, DSC news, and development activity alerts

As required by state law, Development Services Center staff will help customers obtain public records related to land development, building inspections, and zoning enforcement. In addition, interested parties can also browse recent development activity, sign up for DSC announcements, and receive notifications when development activity is occurring. 

  1. View or request records
  2. Receive DSC news updates or browse archive
  3. Receive project alerts or browse submittals
  1. Land Development Office (LDO)
    Use to search the City's online database of land records.   

  2. Durham Maps
    Browse development activity and records information by map. 

  3. Environmental records
    Information about how to contain records related to hazardous materials and sites.

  4. Minimum housing code enforcement is managed by Neighborhood Improvement Services (NIS)—requests for these records should be submitted to NIS through the City's Public Records Request Portal.

  5. City of Durham Records Requests portal
    Use for all other requests not listed above.