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.
 
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Construction Permit Process Change

Click HEREto view the Construction Permit Process Change in PDF or read below. 
City of Gastonia Permitting Portal and Gaston County Citizen Self Service links are available through the PDF. 
 
New Zoning Permit Process revised 
 
We are happy to announce that we are live with a new permitting system, CityView, as of July 8th, 2020. 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
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“This site does support multiples browsers but it works best on Google Chrome” 

Steps Applying for a Zoning Certificate of Compliance Permit
1. Complete the appropriate online supplemental form (supplemental forms are listed below after these instructions).  After you submit your form, you will receive a copy as a PDF by email.  The supplemental form is a requirement to complete; however, it is NOT the permit application.
 
2. Register on the City of Gastonia CityView Portal at https://devsvcs.cityofgastonia.com/. For step-by-step instructions, click HERE.
 
3. Apply on the City of Gastonia CityView portal for a Zoning Certficate of Compliance permit.  YOU will need to attach (upload) your supplemental form in this step.
      * Tips when applying for a Zoning Certificate of Compliance permit. *  
          a) Select Apply for a Building Permit under the heading Building Department.
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          b) Choose the Application Type: Zoning Certificate of Compliance

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           c) Complete all remaining questions and steps.  In step 7: Upload Files – Upload your appropriate supplemental form.
 
4.  After staff reviews your application, you will receive an email instructing you to pay.  You will not be able to pay the fees until after staff review.  Once you receive your email, go to My Shopping Cart at the top of the CityView portal home page (https://devsvcs.cityofgastonia.com/) and pay the fee.  Zoning Certificate of Compliance permit fees. 
 
SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS:
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 Submittal Form
Site Plan Sketch (Single & Duplex) Site Plan Sketch
Temporary Sign Regulations Submittal Form
Transitional Housing Submittal Form
Zoning Use Application                                                   Submittal Form
   
Zoning Verification Letter - Read first Application (requires a submittal form)
   
Other  
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.
 
 
 

 

Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
704-854-6652
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
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