Due to an internet connectivity issue, services related to the Click2Gov portal for inspections scheduling, payments, and applications are unavailable. During this time, please call 311 (in Cary) or (919) 469-4000 (outside Cary) to schedule inspections. The customer service desk in Town Hall will accept checks and cash during regular business hours, but is not able to accept credit card payments. 

Changes to Zoning Verification Letter applications beginning September 9, 2019

Beginning September 9, 2019, Zoning Verification Letter applications will be accepted through our electronic plans review portal. Set up an account or use your existing account. Select Submit a Project for Review and follow the instructions. You'll receive an email within 1-2 business days with a link to pay for your request. Once paid, your request will be sent to staff for processing. Most requests are completed within 12 business days.

Active Development

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Cary is in the heart of the Triangle area, which repeatedly ranks among the top places in the nation to live, work and do business. Get your project from concept to completion with the aid of our development process flowcharts or get more details about our stages of development and permitting below.

Vision & Planning
Design Approval & Permitting
Construction Permitting & Inspections
Post-Construction Approvals