Clayton County Permits (Georgia)

Search for Clayton County, GA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Clayton County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Clayton County permits. Clerks in Clayton County, Georgia may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Clayton County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Clayton County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Clayton County Clerk Jonesboro GA 112 Smith Street 30236 770-477-4550

Riverdale Clerk Riverdale GA 6690 Church Street 30274 770-991-0462


A Clayton County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Clayton County, Georgia issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Clayton County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Clayton County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Clayton County Zoning Jonesboro GA 121 South McDonough Street 30236 770-477-3372

Forest Park City Planning Department Forest Park GA 785 Forest Parkway 30297 404-608-2305

Forrest Park Zoning Forest Park GA 5230 Jones Road 30297 404-608-2300

Georgia State Permits Atlanta GA 4220 International Parkway 30354 404-362-2680


A Clayton County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Clayton County, Georgia may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Clayton County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Forest Park City Hall Forest Park GA 745 Forest Parkway 30297 404-366-4720

Jonesboro City Hall Jonesboro GA 124 North Avenue 30236 770-478-3800

Lake City City Hall Morrow GA 5455 Jonesboro Road 30260 404-366-8080

Riverdale City Hall Riverdale GA 6690 Church Street 30274 770-997-8989