Government Facilities

Government Offices Closed to Public

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Clayton Government Offices will be closed to the general public until April 30th. Emergency personnel will continue to work regularly scheduled shifts. To speak with a police officer for non-emergency purposes, please call the non-emergency dispatch number 937-225-4357. All correspondence options including telephone, email, etc., with the city will continue to be open and available for our residents and business partners until further notice. City staff can be contacted electronically during this time through the general email,, or they may email departments directly using the city directory at City administrative staff will continue to be working from home during this time and will respond to all inquiries during normal business hours.

Service Department

The Service Department in no longer accepting right of way permits in-person.  Please complete the application online.  Email application to Kenny Phelps at any questions call Kenny at (937) 248-4374.

Development Department

The Development Department is no longer accepting permits in-person.

Zoning Certificate - Online application; submit to Jennifer Barclay at 

Pre-Sale Inspections - online application; submit to Darryl Swafford at 

Online Payments

All permits may be paid online.



Parks remain open as long as social distancing is observed. However, due to Governor DeWine order, all play-gyms and swing sets are closed and can not be used until further notice.

Facility Rentals

Janice Ward Community Center

All rental and events at Janice Ward Center will be canceled until Thursday, April 30th.  We will reevaluate closer to that date regarding operations.  If you have any questions, please contact Lindsey Dervali at (937) 836-3500 or

Meadowbrook at Clayton

Meadowbrook at Clayton has closed the rental facility, indoor golf simulators and golf course which include league and club fitting until Thursday, April 30th.  We will reevaluate closer to that date regarding operations at Meadowbrook.  For the most up to date information please visit

Building Department

Montgomery County Building Department is closed for the minimum 2-weeks.  New applications are not be taken at this time.  However new applications may be mailed and reviewed once the office is open.  Phones are being answered with a small office staff to answer questions, however they’re not taking walk in traffic. All permits that are currently in the process will continue to be reviewed by plans examiners off site and there is a limited number of inspectors that will be in the field to continue to do inspections until further notice.  If you have any questions please call 937-225-4622.