Welcome to Clayton

Clayton staff strives to strategically and smartly grow our safe, beautiful and diverse community by providing excellent emergency services, community oriented programming, local business support and enhancing the public infrastructure, while maintaining our small town character and agricultural roots.

The Mayor and City Council want to thank you for becoming a part of our community! Your business is an important part of what makes Clayton special and our staff is here to help you with your needs. Please take a moment to review the Business Welcome Packet which will guide you through the process. If you have other questions, please call us at (937) 836-3500. Welcome to Clayton!


 Here are some resources to ease your transition:

Income Tax

  • Income Tax Information - CCA Division of Taxation collects municipal income taxes on Clayton's behalf. Their expertise and courteous service will help you to navigate the tax system. Visit their website, call them at 216-664-2070 or toll-free at 800-223-6317. For state tax information, visit the State of Ohio Income Taxes website.


  • For more information on what permits and registrations are required for opening a new business, purchasing an existing business, or modification to an existing business please visit the permit page.
  • Montgomery County Building Services - If you need to make renovations to your new location prior to moving, you may want to contact Montgomery County to make sure they don't need to review your building plans or inspect any improvements prior to occupancy.
  • Find other local businesses