Sign Permit

Submittal Requirements (will be needed before starting application on-line):

* You will be prompted to upload required documents. *

  • For Monument or Stand Alone - Site Plan showing distances, taking into consideration proposed structure, and mark property setbacks (you can contact the Zoning Department at for setback requirement if not known).
  • Engineered Stamped plans required for monument/pole and illuminated wall signs.
  • Rendering of sign showing location and dimensions.
  • Non-Illuminated wall signs and vinyl lettering only requires Zoning Approval.  No building permit is required.

When applying for permit on portal – things to know:

  • Estimated Construction Cost Step 1 – Must always include


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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