Due Diligence Session

Last updated Nov. 03, 2014 - 8:35 am

A Due Diligence session is a scheduled, 30-minute appointment for applicants to discuss a potential site development project with multi-departmental staff. Due Diligence sessions target high-level issues related to the development of a site. They are free of charge and offered six times a week at pre-scheduled time.



Approvals or Permits Issued

No approvals or permits are issued with this process.

Key Steps in the Process

1. Schedule the Due Diligence session.

Contact a Scheduling Coordinator by email or call 919-996-2571; 919-996-2570 to schedule a tentative date. You must call by 4:30 p.m. Friday to reserve a date for the following week. A Due Diligence session cannot be scheduled during the same week you call and is based on availability.

Due Diligence Sessions may be scheduled for 3:00 - 3:30 pm or 3:40 - 4:10 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Important note regarding UDO projects:

The following time slots may be used to discuss UDO projects: Wednesdays from 3:40 - 4:10 pm or during either slot on Thursdays. Please notify the Scheduling Coordinator if your project falls into this category.

You must provide a property address and property identification number (PIN) upon scheduling. To obtain this information, please visit iMaps to research your parcel, or view the Wake County Register of Deeds website.

2. Submit DDS Information Sheet.
Submit a completed DDS Information Sheet within two business days of scheduling the Due Diligence session. Information sheets should be emailed to a scheduling coordinator. If you do not submit an information sheet within two business days of scheduling, the tentative date for your Due Diligence session will be cancelled.

3. Receive confirmation.

When the information sheet is received, the scheduling coordinator will contact you with a confirmation of the transaction number, date and time of the Due Diligence session.

Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you must cancel a scheduled Due Diligence session, please do so no less than two business days prior to the session. Failure to do so will prohibit you from scheduling a Due Diligence session for any current or future projects.

4. Arrive before the scheduled time.

Meeting participants must check in on the third floor of One Exchange Plaza at least five minutes prior to the scheduled time. A session is scheduled for 30 minutes, so it is essential to arrive early. Otherwise, the session is subject to cancellation.

5. Participate in Due Diligence Session.

You may bring no more than two plan sheets to the Due Diligence session. These sheets may depict a design concept or a general site layout. Full sets of plans are not permitted.

Submittal Requirements

Required for Submittal
  • Call to schedule a Due Diligence session, applicant must provide scheduler with property address and property identification number (PIN)
  • Submit DDS Information Sheet two business days after scheduling session

Expected Processing Time

A Due Diligence session lasts for 30 minutes.


This is a free service.

Next Steps

Continue with the recommendations received in the Due Diligence session.

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