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The Development Services Department has received lots of feedback from stakeholders regarding ideas for improvements. Effective June 1st, we’ll be implementing one of these ideas which is sure to make many of our customers very happy.

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If you’re looking for something different to do during your lunch break this week, the City is hosting a couple of events that you may want to consider attending.

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One of our most popular blog posts last year was on the subject of permits – specifically, the importance of getting them. I can't stress enough how important it is – from both a safety and financial perspective – to obtain permits before beginning a home improvement project.

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We typically reserve our first blog of the month for highlighting noteworthy development projects. This month, however, we are kicking off Building Safety Month and wanted to tell you about our open house. You can still view all of the development plans and rezoning cases submitted during the last month via our website.

The Development Services Department is excited to be observing Building Safety Month (BSM), a public awareness campaign founded by the International Code Council (ICC), during the month of May. This campaign aims to inform residents and businesses about creating safe and sustainable structures through the adoption of modern building codes, effective code enforcement, and the involvement of well-trained professionals.

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Whew, April has flown by! As we approach May, there are a few things to pass along for your information.

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You may recall that back in February I wrote a blog introducing "Chip's Tip." The article provided great advice from one of our Project Coordinators on setting realistic timelines for development projects. Today, we present our next installment...

Chip’s Tip: Checklists are your friends! Use them to ensure that you’ve got everything you need when submitting an application package to the City.

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    1 Exchange Plaza
    Raleigh, NC 27602
  • 919-996-2495
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    8320-130 Litchford Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
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