Gastonia Planning Commission

The Planning Commission meets the first Thursday after the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 181 South Street, Gastonia, North Carolina.  
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January 4
February 8
March 7
April 4
May 9
June 6
July - No Meeting
August 8
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5
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The primary objective of the Planning Commission is to develop and maintain a continuing, cooperative planning program to benefit the residents of the City of Gastonia. The powers of the Planning Commission are as specified in Gastonia Unified Development Ordinance.
The purposes of the Planning Commission are as follows:

To make studies of the City and its environs;

To determine objectives to be sought in the development of the areas under study;

To prepare and recommend plans for achieving these objectives;

To develop and recommend policies, ordinances, administrative procedures, and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner;

To keep the City Council advised as to these matters;To review and make recommendations to the City Council regarding proposed changes to the Gastonia Zoning Ordinance and the Gastonia Comprehensive Land Use Plan;

To adopt a set of Rules of Procedure, as provided herein, not inconsistent with any North Carolina General Statute or any City ordinance;

To review and approve preliminary subdivision plats;

To elect officers from its membership;

To perform any other related duties contained in the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances or as directed by City Council; and

To perform any other related duties that City Council may direct.

For information regarding the Gastonia Planning Commission and/or rezonings, please contact
Senior Planner Maddy Gates at (704) 869-1023
Senior Planner Jordan Tubbs at (704) 866-6746
Assistant Planning Director Joe Gates as (704) 833-1576






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.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052