The City has a Flood Development Ordinance that regulates encroachments (fill or development) in the 100yr floodplain. Any encroachments into the 100yr floodplain require a Flood Development Permit. See Link below to view the City’s Flood Development Ordinance.
Please contact the City’s Floodplain Administrator if you have any questions:
Keith Lineberger
New preliminary flood maps are out.  For more information on how these changes may affect you click below.
Also, see below for links to floodplain maps and information about what to do if you live in a floodplain.
Contact Information
Garland Municipal Business Center

150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
704-866-6943 (office)
704-854-6654 (fax)



Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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Gastonia, NC 28052