Building & Development Services


Our department aims to provide excellent public service every day by creating and regulating policies that encourage planned growth and economic development and ensuring safety of citizens by enforcement of the North Carolina Building Code. 

Services Provided: 

Our department provides the following services for the unincorporated areas of Gaston County and the following municipalities:

Building Inspections:

Belmont, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Cramerton, Delview, Dallas, Gastonia (effective August 28, 2022), High Shoals, Lowell, McAdenville, Mount Holly, Ranlo, Stanley, and Spencer Mountain 

Floodplain Review:  

Belmont, Cherryville, Dallas, High Shoals, Lowel, McAdenville, Stanley, and Spencer Mountain