Permit Applications & Fees

Links that may behelpful in getting to and using the new CityView permitting system.
     • To access our portal please click here
     • Instructional Vidoes for Contractors:
      How to Register on CityView Portal
     • Contractor Registration & Linking Portal to Contractor

Visit CityView FAQ's Building Permits & Inspections for additional help and frequently asked questions. 

Permit Applications:
Building / Sign Permit Application 
Driveway Permit Application
Electrical Permit Application
Equipment Change-out Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Moving Permits - Click HERE to complete the required two (2) forms
Plumbing Permit Application
Temporary Power Permit
Tent Application Procedure
Fee Schedules:
Inspection Division Fee Schedule as of July 1st, 2021
Affidavit of Workers' Compensation Coverage
Appendix B - Building Code Summary for all Commercial Districts
Contractor Change/Addtion Form
Contractor License / Non-License Permit Form
Electric Load Data Sheet
Erosion Application
Notarized Owners Statement for the Issuance of Demolition Permits
Notarized Owner's Statement for permits < $30,000
Notarized Owner's Statement for permits > $30,000
Separate Electrical Statement for the Issuance of Accessory Building Permits
Additional Forms, Appendix, and Procedures:
Backflow Prevention Assemblies - City Standard (attached)
Credit Card Authorization Form
Solar Panel Job Requirements
Solar Panels - City of Gastonia Standards
Third Party Inspection Form  
Wood Decks Appendix M

Offices for Building Permits and Inspections are located in the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the first floor.
Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
Open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

704.866.6729 extension 3 (office)
704.836.0010 (fax)


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