The Gastonia Fire Department performs foster home inspections as a courtesy to our citizens, and is free of charge.
At the present time due to restrictions related to COVID-19, we are only performing virtual foster home inspections. To conduct this inspection, the person requesting the inspection will need access to Zoom, or Facetime via an iphone. No in person foster home inspections will take place until futher notice. If you need an inspection, and have access to Zoom or Facetime via iphone, then look below for instructions:
Before filling out the below form and submitting it to the Fire Marshal's Office, please make sure:
1. you reside inside the city limits of Gastonia (if you do not you will need to contact the jurisdiction you live in).
2. have the state foster home fire inspection form given to you by your licensing agency.
3. have completed EVERYTHING that is listed on the fire inspection form including: having a newly purchased or professionally serviced fire extinguisher, evacuation plan posted, emergency numbers posted, and additional items on the fire inspection form.