Plan Review and Inspections

Fire Safety Inspections



The Clayton Fire Department conducts fire safety inspections on all of the businesses located in the city as well as numerous foster and home inspections. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for our citizens and visitors. To obtain an inspection form click here.

Foster/adoptive parents or City of Clayton residents wanting to become foster or adoption parents must obtain an approved inspection by a certified state fire inspector or the state fire marshal’s office certifying the home is free of conditions hazardous to the safety of foster or adoptive children. To schedule a fire safety inspection. Please contact Captain Wagner at (937) 836-3500 ext 251.

To obtain the inspection form click the link below:
Foster/Adoption Inspection Form

To obtain additional information on foster parenting or adoption click link below:
Montgomery County Children Services

Plan Review



The Clayton Fire Department conducts plan review for new construction as well as renovations of existing buildings. The fire department works closely with City of Clayton Zoning, Montgomery County Health District and Montgomery County Building Department to ensure that zoning, health and safety standards are achieved as they relate to the City of Clayton.
When is a permit required? (examples)

  • Building a new building
  • Occupying an existing building for commercial use under a new name
  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Change or addition of fire protection or notification systems
  • Change in use
  • Additional information can be obtained here
If you are unsure if you need a permit, contact Chief Garver at (937) 836-3500 ext 121.