Permitting Questions

Noise Permit
Contact Gastonia Police Records at 704.866.6702 and click here for a printable copy of the Noise Permit form.
For more information on the City Noise Ordinance click here.
Shooting Varmints Permit
Contact the Assistant Chief's Office at 704.842.5191 and click here for a printable copy of the Shooting Varmints Permit form.
Contact Gastonia Police at 704.866.6880
Hunting Permit
(Must Own 15 Acres of Land) Call Gastonia Police at 704.866.6881
Street Events/Parade
City of Gastonia Event Planner, 704.869.7892
Licenses - Privilege
Contact the Building Inspections Division, 704.869.6729
Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Mechanical
Contact the Building Inspections Division, 704.866.6729
Alcohol Permit
Contact Gastonia Police ABC Enforcement at 704.866.6874
Downtown Street Vendors
Call the City of Gastonia Planning Department 704.854.6629
Historic District
(Certificate of Appropriateness) Call the Planning Department at 704.854.6652 or 704.866.6796
Livestock Permits
Call Code Enforcement at 704.866.6760



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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