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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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Reid Goforth
Building Services Chief
Office: (828) 464-7880
Mobile: (828) 312-5709
Stephen Winthrop
Building Services Supervisor
Office: (828) 465-7955
Mobile: (828) 312-5726
Lamar Coffey
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 217-1105
Craig Taylor
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0396
Jason Fox
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-1295
Graham Cornell
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 514-2227
Ron Duncan
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-9600
Greg Guentner
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-5972
Brad Honeycutt
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-1025
Jacob Justice
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-9498
Jimmy Martin
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0709
Noah McNeilly
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-1654
Jarrett Miller
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0961
David Smith
Building Services School Inspector
Mobile: (828) 217-3037