Applications and Permits

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Welcome to Zoning.  Select a title to learn more about about it or click on the appropriate application/Permit.
We are happy to announce that we are live with a new permitting system, CityView, as of July 8th. CityView Portal gives residents and contractors 24/7 convenience when applying for permits, making payments, viewing review status of applications and scheduling inspections. It has many functionalities with the customer in mind. 
To access portal, click the CityView logo or click HERE.   
      For permits issued on or after July 8, 2020 click on the image below

“This site does support multiples browsers but it works best on Google Chrome”


Permit Applications:
Zoning (Certficate of Compliance) Permit   (Click HERE for instructions on how to apply.)
Instructions for Supplementals:
1. Complete your supplemental and submit it.  You will receive a copy of supplemental as a PDF through email. 
2. Next step is to register (Login or Create Account) on the CityView portal.  Click on the CityView logo above to be redirected to the CityView portal.  On the portal, click on Apply for a Building Permit and follow the instructions.   
3. Make sure to attach your supplemental (PDF) to your permit request.   
Topic  Supplementals: 
Design Review Committee (DRC) Design Review Application
Child Care Center, Located in a Residence (CLIR)  Submittal Form
Child Care Center Submittal Form
Family Child Care Center Submittal Form
Family Care Home (Residential Group home) Submittal Form
Group Home Submittal Form
Home Occupation  
Owner's Verification of Occupancy Submittal Form
Site Plan Sketch (Single & Duplex) Site Plan Sketch
Temporary Sign Regulations Submittal Form
Transitional Housing Submittal Form
Zoning Verification Letter - Read first Application (requires a submittal form)
Consolidated Fee Schedule  
Code of Ordinance Section 20 - TREES  
Gastonia Acceptable Tree Species List  
Technical Review Committee (TRC)
Zoning Violation ComplaintsRegister on the CityView portal.  Click on the CityView logo above to be redirected to the CityView portal.  On the portal, click on Submit a New Complaint and follow the instructions.   You will need to login or create an account. 
For more information, see the Quick Links section to the right.
The Planning Department is located at Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.
Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
704.866.6746 (office)
704.866.6741 (office)
704.869.1960 (fax)

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