Public Records Requests

Last updated Oct. 01, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Please be specific and thorough about what you are requesting. The more information you provide the quicker and more accurate the response will be. You may be asked to clarify your request. Please submit your request only once. Submitting duplicate requests or submitting a request to more than one person will delay the response.

Public Records Requests can be made one of three ways:

Public Records Requests - Three Ways to Submit

Public records requests must include: Requestor name, Company Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address and Request Descriptions. This information must be included with all requests.

Please include as much detail as possible to help assure the completeness and accuracy of the City's response. The complexity of the request and the amount of City resources required to fullfill the request will determin the amount of time needed to compile the response. Simple requests usually take six or fewer work days to fulfill.

Please download our form
to ensure all pertinent information is included, then send the completed form by one of these three ways:

  • Email | Michael Williams
  • Fax | 919-996-7621
  • USPS mail | 222 West Hargett Street, Suite 218, Raleigh, NC 27601
    Attention: Michael Williams

Zoning Verification

If you are interested in obtaining a zoning verification letter, please complete a Zoning Verification Request Form and include a $28.00 fee and submit it to the Development Services Customer Service Center.

Learn more about Zoning Verification

Due Diligence

If you are interested in obtaining general site information about a particular parcel, please schedule a FREE Due Diligence Session (DDS) to learn what you need to know before starting the development process.

Learn more about Due Diligence


Expected turn around time is within 48 business hours. If staff foresees that more time will be required, you will be notified and advised as to why more time may be required and given an estimate of how much more time will be needed.

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