Get Involved

Durham is creating a new Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to implement the new Comprehensive Plan and modernize how development takes place. The UDO is what regulates development in Durham.

Drop by our upcoming virtual open house on Thursday, February 22nd to learn more and share your thoughts! Translation services will be available at all meetings and light refreshments will be included for the in-person sessions.

Upcoming Events

New UDO SurveyProject Survey - Help Inform the New UDO

Click here to take the project survey, and share your thoughts on some of the key issues addressed by the new UDO. Responses to this survey will be used to help guide the project team's thinking related to housing, transportation, and environmental issues. This survey will be open for responses until March 22nd. 

Past Events

Code Connect Webinar - February 22, 2024

Virtual Open House February 22The New UDO project team will host their first Code Connect webinar online on Thursday, February 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a short presentation followed by Q&A. This webinar will be a chance to learn more about the New UDO project and ask questions of the project team. This online session will be recorded for those who are unable to attend, and will include Spanish interpretation services.

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Online via Zoom
Join the meeting here

In-Person Open House - February 8, 2024

NewUDO February Open House photoThe Durham City-County Planning Department hosted two in-person open house sessions on February 8, 2024 to allow residents to learn and share their thoughts. Material from these session can be found in the links below.

If you have questions about the open house or any future events, email us at NewUDO@DurhamNC.gov .


Joint City-County Planning Committee Presentation - February 7, 2024

The Planning Department, along with consultant team, presented at the Joint City-County Planning Committee (JCCPC) the same week. The presentation from the meeting may be found below.