Building Inspections

Provides quality building code enforcement services to the citizens of Catawba County, including the eight municipal areas of Brookford, Catawba, Claremont, Conover, Hickory, Long View, Newton and Maiden by issuance of permits and on-site inspections in accordance with the North Carolina Building Codes.

This site will allow you to look up permit applications, schedule inspections, research property information, access code case information, and review plan submissions. You do not need an account to view or search record information, although any submissions requires an account to be created with the county.

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Rick Frady
Building Services Chief
Office: (828) 465-8454
Mobile: (828) 217-0445
Reid Goforth
Building Services Supervisor
Office: (828) 464-7880
Mobile: (828) 312-5709
Stephen Winthrop
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 312-5726
Gary Cornell
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 217-0490
Lamar Coffey
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 217-1105
Jacob Justice
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-9498
David Smith
Building Services School Inspector
Mobile: (828) 217-3037
Jimmy Martin
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0709
Noah McNeilly
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-1654
Brad Honeycutt
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-1025
Jarrett Miller
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0396
Ron Duncan
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-9600
Craig Taylor
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0396