Gaston County Planning Department

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Gaston County Planning Department Contact Information

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Name
Gaston County Planning Department
Address
128 West Main Avenue
Gastonia, North Carolina, 28052
Phone
704-866-3473
Hours
Mon 7:00 PM-11:59 PM; Tue 12:00 AM-7:00 PM; Thu 4:30 PM-5:30 PM; Sat 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Sun 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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About the Gaston County Planning Department

The Gaston County Planning Department, located in Gastonia, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Gaston County building codes and ordinances
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Gaston County, North Carolina
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Gaston County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Gaston County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Gaston County Residential Housing Units
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units91,0114,521,697
Occupied Housing Units80,682 (88.7%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Gaston County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes59,499 (73.7%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,488 (1.8%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments1,356 (1.7%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,063 (2.6%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,879 (4.8%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments4,135 (5.1%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing8,262 (10.2%)486,053 (12.5%)
Gaston County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later923 (1.1%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 20131,858 (2.3%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 200912,913 (16.0%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199924,244 (30.0%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197922,687 (28.1%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 195912,289 (15.2%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier5,768 (7.1%)190,896 (4.9%)
Gaston County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room1,342 (1.7%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms5,237 (6.5%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms34,875 (43.2%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms25,541 (31.7%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms13,687 (17.0%)806,806 (20.8%)
Gaston County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom1,391 (1.7%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom4,678 (5.8%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms62,485 (77.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms12,128 (15.0%)762,915 (19.7%)
Gaston County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Gaston CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities80,353 (99.6%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities80,122 (99.3%)3,852,011 (99.4%)