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  1. Becoming a Foster Parent

    Learn more about the need for foster parents and details regarding the process to become a foster parent.

  2. Building Permits

    Gain an understanding of the permitting process for those in Rowan County.

  3. Business Licenses

    If you operate a business in Rowan County which engages in the selling of beer and wine, you will be required to obtain a beer and wine license.

  4. Handgun Permits

    North Carolina purchase permits allow you to purchase a firearm in North Carolina. NC law allows for the purchase of a single handgun with a single valid purchase permit.

  5. Job Opportunities

  6. Marriage Licenses

    In order to give you the best service possible, Marriage Licenses will be issued from 8 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. Anyone coming after 4:30 p.m. must have completed the online application before requesting a marriage license the same date.

  7. Medicaid Transportation

    Medicaid beneficiaries who need assistance in accessing transportation to and from medical appointments can receive transportation assistance.

  8. Zoning Permits

    The Planning and Development Department is governed by the Rowan County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances.