Supportive Housing

A zoning permit is required to operate a supportive housing residence in the City of Raleigh.


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How to Apply for Supportive Housing Monitoring Your Project Fees

There are two types of Supportive Housing uses identified in the city’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) and they are generally defined as follows:

Supportive Housing Residence: A facility in which more than 4 unrelated persons may reside who are battered individuals, abused children, pregnant women, and their children, runaway children, temporarily or permanently disabled mentally, emotionally or physically, individuals recovering from drug or alcohol abuse, and all other persons who possess a disability that is protected by the provisions of either the Americans with Disabilities Act 42 USC 12101 or N.C. Gen. Stat. Article 3, Chapter 168, along with family members and support and supervisory personnel.

Multi-Unit Supportive Housing Residence: A facility housing persons who are disabled emotionally, mentally, or physically, or otherwise possess a disability that is protected by the provisions of either the Americans with Disabilities Act 42 USC 12101 or N.C. Gen. Stat. Article 3, Chapter 168, along with support or supervisory personnel or family members who may reside, but are not required to reside, at the facility.

How to Apply for Supportive Housing

Applications and required documentation are currently accepted via email only. Please submit your completed application and supporting documentation to downtownDS@raleighnc.gov

Monitoring Your Project

The Permit and Development Portal is a great way to view your project activity online. Once you have registered an account, you are able to view your project status, pay fees, or schedule inspections. Visit our permit portal help center for a list of frequently asked questions.

Fees

Also, see the Development Fee Guide for current permit fees. Permit fees are due when permits are issued.

Contact

 

Martha Lobo
Current Planning Supervisor
919-996-2664

currentplanning@raleighnc.gov

Lead Department:
Planning and Development
Service Categories:
Permits - Zoning

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