How do I request and/or cancel an inspection?

All inspections must be requested online via the following link CSS ( From the Dashboard screen you will select the permit number and then the 'Inspections' button on the following screen. You will then be able to select the needed inspection(s)** and submit your request online.

Gaston County Building Permits & Inspections can typically accommodate a next-business day inspection so long as your request is made by 3PM the prior business day. 

Also, any inspection needing to be cancelled can be done online prior to 3PM the prior business day. You will select the inspection number assigned to the requested inspection and then select 'Cancel'.  

**Our permits have pre-built inspection lists; given this information there may be inspections that do not pertain to your project. Should this be the case you will NOTneed to request these online. The only inspection(s) contingent upon completing the work associated with the permit are the final(s). 

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1. Do I need an architect to draw my plans?
2. If I make changes on my approved plans, do I need to bring them back to plan review?
3. Who do I contact about asbestos or lead paint?
4. Who do I talk to about site grading, soil erosion, water quality, wetlands, stream run-off, etc.?
5. What do I need to get a Building Permit for a new single family dwelling, multi-family dwelling or mobile home?
6. When is a Licensed Contractor required?
7. When is a permit required for a residential accessory/storage building? If a permit is required what all documentation is needed to submit for the building permit?
8. When is a remodeling permit required?
9. Are there any restrictions to the number, size or location of buildings I can place on my property?
10. How do I apply for an Agricultural Exemption?
11. What Building Code(s) is enforced in Gaston County?
12. What's the difference between a modular home and a mobile home?
13. When do I need a permit from the Health Department?
14. What is the status of my permit request?
15. How do I request and/or cancel an inspection?
16. Where can I find information surrounding permit fees?
17. When will I be able to receive power during construction?