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.

The following links provide information for permits and inspections. You do not need an account to view or search for record information. For more search options, click Reports (above).

Permit Detail Search: Search permit and inspection records based on the permit number.

Contractor Search: Search permit and inspection records based on the contractor's name.

To schedule an inspection, contact the Permit Center at permitapps@catawbacountync.gov or 828-465-8399 (leave a message). Please include the permit number or street address of the project, the inspection type, and the desired date for the inspection in the message.

Inspections are scheduled for the following workday. Once that day is booked, inspections are scheduled for the next available workday.

Reid Goforth
Building Services Chief
Office: (828) 464-7880
Mobile: (828) 312-5709
Stephen Winthrop
Assistant Building Services Chief
Office: (828) 465-7955
Mobile: (828) 312-5726
Lamar Coffey
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 217-1105
Craig Taylor
Building Services Field Supervisor
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 II
Mobile: (828) 639-1025
Jacob Justice
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 578-9498
Jimmy Martin
Building Services Official I
Mobile: (828) 639-0709
Damon White
Building Services Official III
Mobile: (828) 639-9742
Jarrett Miller
Building Services Field Supervisor
Mobile: (828) 639-0961
David Smith
Building Services School Inspector
Mobile: (828) 217-3037