Search for Permits and Projects

Type an address, permit number, project case number, or reference code into the search box at the top right of this screen and select search.

Create a New Permit Application

Select a permit type below to create a new application.

We are no longer taking permits through this portal.
Please file all residential or commercial building, trade (aka sub-) or zoning permits by emailing the completed application and supporting materials and plans to:

This page can continue to be used to file any housing, zoning or other code complaints.

About Online Permitting Services

The Town of Chapel Hill Online Permitting Services allows you to search permit and planning project data online. You may also create an account to submit an application, track its progress and make payments.

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Need help with permits?

We've created a website that explains each permit step-by-step and gives you detailed information about fees, required forms, and related items.

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