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In late 2016, the City of Clayton decided to start permitting ’Farm Animals’ in residential zoning districts. Large Farm Animals such as horses, goats, pigs are now permitted on parcels of land 5-acres or larger. Small Farm Animals such as chickens, turkeys are now permitted on parcels of land 2-acres or larger without a zoning certificate so long as the following regulations are met. If someone is interested in Small Farm Animals on less than 2-acres there are a list of requirements the property must meet in order to allow Small Farm Animals. You must first apply for a zoning certificate and the approval is renewed annually. For a list of requirements please visit 1121.02(E) Agricultural Uses in Residential Districts. The most difficult standard to meet is found in the general offense code Section 505.12 which requires animals to be kept at least 100 feet from any inhabited dwelling other than the owners. To apply please fill out a zoning certificate application and submit with the application a ’site plan’ and ’letter of intent’ addressing all requirements in 1121.02(E) & 505.12. Any questions please contact Seth Dorman, City Planner at (937) 836-3500 ext. 114 or email@example.com
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Swimming pools do require a permit called a zoning certificate with Clayton. By definition in the Clayton Zoning Ordinance, swimming pools are anything 2’ or deeper. Here is a summary of the zoning regulations:
Regulations may be found in Section 1121.02(D) of the planning and zoning code at http://clayton.oh.us/177/Codified-Ordinances
Zoning Certificate application may be found at /DocumentCenter/View/5216/Zoning-Certificate-Application_Residential
*The Clayton fire department does not fill pools.
Have further questions? Contact Seth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (937) 836-3500 ext.114
If the fence is residential then no permit is required, however we do have regulations for residential fencing.
Regulations may be found in Section 1121.02(I) of the planning and zoning code at http://clayton.oh.us/177/Codified-Ordinances
Do I need a permit for a deck at my home? To help answer some of your questions, decks do require a permit called a zoning certificate with Clayton.
You do not need a building permit if you can answer yes to all of the following:
Zoning Certificate application may be found here
Directions on how to obtain aerial for the ‘Site Plan’ http://clayton.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/2802/MC-Website---How-to-use-GIS
What do I need to do to install a shed? To help answer some of your questions, sheds or accessory structures as the Clayton Zoning Ordinance calls them, do require a permit called a zoning certificate with Clayton.
Here is a summary of the zoning regulations:
Do I need a permit to replace my current shed? Yes.
Regulations may be found in Section 1121.02(C) of the planning and zoning code at http://clayton.oh.us/177/Codified-Ordinances
Zoning Certificate application may be found at http://www.clayton.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/1125
Clayton does not issue permits for garage sales however we do have regulations. Garage sales are permitted 3-consecutive days twice a year. Below is a link to all the Clayton Zoning Ordinance regulations
Regulations may be found in Section 1121.02(G) of the planning and zoning code at http://clayton.oh.us/177/Codified-Ordinances
*Clayton does not have a community wide garage sale.