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Development Services Guide

Last updated May 25, 2017 - 5:39 pm

The Development Services Guide is an online reference tool that provides detailed process descriptions that outline requirements for developing and building within the City of Raleigh. This information includes details about pre-requisites that must be met, approvals or permits needed, expected processing time, and applicable fees.

Unified Development Ordinance

Effective July 1, 2017 Development Services will be operating under a New Fee Structure.

To learn about these changes, read our New Fee Structure article on the DSinsider. You can also read the FAQ for New Development Services Fee Schedule.

Getting Started

Many projects require City of Raleigh permits before construction may commence. The permit and inspection process allows the city to make sure that buildings are well constructed and safe for occupants, and protects property values.

Find out when a permit is required for your project.

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