Building Services

The Catawba County Building Services Division administers the NC State building regulations. Permits are required for general construction; electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work; for moving a house; for placement of a mobile home; for demolition of buildings and for insulating a home. The Division does inspections in the unincorporated areas of the County and for the eight municipalities; Brookford, Catawba, Claremont, Conover, Hickory, Long View, Newton, and Maiden.

IMPORTANT:The Inspection Schedule and Results HAVE NOW MOVED!!!

Inspection Schedule

  • CLICK ON THIS LINK >>>>> ePermits Inspection Reports <<<<<
  • Click on the desired Inspection Schedule for Catawba County Permits report
  • Enter the date of the inspection schedule you want to view
  • Review the report to locate your scheduled inspection (use Google Chrome on Mobile Devices)

Inspection Results

  • CLICK ON THIS LINK >>>>> ePermits Inspection Reports <<<<<
  • Click on the desired Inspection Results for Catawba County Permits report
  • Enter the date of the inspection results you want to view
  • Review the report to locate the results of your inspection (use Google Chrome on Mobile Devices)

    Find Us

    Catawba County Building Services can be reached in person at the Government Center.

    Government Center
    25 Government Dr., Newton
    (Main Office)
    Phone: 828-465-8399

    Contact Us

    Schedule Inspections

    Online

    828-465-8399

    Building Services ChiefReid Goforth828-312-5709
    Plan Review SupervisorLaura Rooks828-465-7953
    Permit Center SupervisorPat Queen828-465-8399
    Assistant Building Services ChiefStephen Winthrop828-312-5726