Annexation Petition submittal portal

Use the file upload tool below to submit an Annexation Petition digitally. Please note the following.

  1. Application submittal and payment is all-digital and paper-free. Please do not deliver materials via mail as these items will not be processed or returned.  
  2. Use the blue button immediately below to launch the application guide, which includes links and instructions for application forms, the required transmittal cover sheet, and the online payment portal. Proceed to the submittal portal at the bottom of this page only after completing all steps within the application guide.
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  3. In addition, please mail an original Voluntary Annexation Petition application (this includes the 4 page document with the Signature Page and Certificate of Title), and a copy of the Metes and Bounds Description to the Terri Elliott, Planning (City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, Durham, NC 27701). Only original, signed hard copy documents will be accepted. Applications will be considered incomplete without this step. Failure to do so within 30 days of submission, will result in an administrative withdrawal of the case.
  4. An upload tool from should appear below. For mobile/tablet viewing or other display issues use alternate link.