Durham City Planning Department in Durham, North Carolina

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Durham City Planning Department Contact Information

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Durham City Planning Department
807 East Main Street, Ste 2200
Durham, North Carolina, 27701

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About the Durham City Planning Department

The Durham City Planning Department, located in Durham, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Durham County building codes and ordinances
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  • Durham County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Durham County, North Carolina
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Durham Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Durham Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Durham Residential Housing Units
 DurhamDurham County
Total Housing Units113,566130,691
Occupied Housing Units104,966 (92.4%)120,936 (92.5%)
Durham Occupied Residential Buildings
 DurhamDurham County
Single-Family Detached Homes56,658 (54.0%)70,012 (57.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes9,579 (9.1%)10,170 (8.4%)
2 Apartments3,346 (3.2%)3,392 (2.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,015 (3.8%)4,100 (3.4%)
5 to 9 Apartments9,139 (8.7%)9,477 (7.8%)
10 or More Apartments21,418 (20.4%)22,152 (18.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing811 (0.8%)1,633 (1.4%)
Durham Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 DurhamDurham County
2014 or Later2,060 (2.0%)2,290 (1.9%)
2010 to 20134,835 (4.6%)5,412 (4.5%)
2000 to 200923,285 (22.2%)26,387 (21.8%)
1980 to 199936,145 (34.4%)41,455 (34.3%)
1960 to 197920,734 (19.8%)25,510 (21.1%)
1940 to 195911,485 (10.9%)12,839 (10.6%)
1939 or Earlier6,422 (6.1%)7,043 (5.8%)
Durham Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 DurhamDurham County
1 Room2,318 (2.2%)2,346 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms16,404 (15.6%)16,940 (14.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms39,086 (37.2%)43,441 (35.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms28,819 (27.5%)35,033 (29.0%)
8 or More Rooms18,339 (17.5%)23,176 (19.2%)
Durham Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 DurhamDurham County
No Bedroom2,329 (2.2%)2,357 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom15,428 (14.7%)15,959 (13.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms68,469 (65.2%)79,807 (66.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms18,740 (17.9%)22,813 (18.9%)
Durham Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 DurhamDurham County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities104,508 (99.6%)120,425 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities104,212 (99.3%)120,117 (99.3%)