Enforcement of Fire Codes & Ordinances

The Gastonia Fire Department's Life Safety Division is responsible for enforcing the fire code in the City of Gastonia. Whether its inspecting existing commercial buildings, new construction, or plan reviews it falls under the respobsibility of the Life Safety Division.
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Effective March 1, 2016, all companies that install and/or service portable fire extinguishers, fire suppression and protection systems protecting commercial cooking operations and equipment, paint booths, fire alarm, and fire sprinkler systems within City of Gastonia, shall register with the Gastonia Fire Department Life Safety Division.  The form located at the below link must be completed and emailed, faxed and/or mailed to the address posted on the form.  In addition, a copy of a Certificate of Insurance of at least $1,000,000.00 liability and copies of certifications and/or license to perform the work shall accompany this form.
Fire Department Construction Permits - As of 1/3/17 the cost is $52.50 per permit type.
Plan Review Submittal Requirements
Commercial Buildings