Director Patrick Ejike Director:
Patrick Ejike

Interim Zoning Administrator:
Madolyn Spann | Email

Main Office: 
Phone: (770) 473-5401

P.K. Dixon Building
Annex 2
121 South McDonough St.
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Operating Hours:
Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (770) 477-3569

The purpose of this division is to address complaints of zoning code violations, conduct inspections, identify violations, and initiate action against violators. Code enforcement officers also identify violations along major commercial corridors including sign ordinance, outside storage, fence and other frequently found violations. The goal of this division is to work to preserve property values and ensure safe, sanitary, and reasonable conditions per established codes and ordinances.

To view our recent notice regarding sign regulations and permitting, click the link below. All sign regulations can be found in Article 8 of the Clayton County Zoning Ordinance.

 Sign Ordinance Letter

Common Violations

  1. Prohibited, Dilapidated, or Non-Conforming Signage
  2. Outdoor Storage Not Permitted
  3. Accessory Use / Structure Not Permitted
  4. Operating A Business Without A License
  5. Trash, Rubbish, and Debris Accumulated on Property


The goal of the Zoning Code Enforcement division is to obtain voluntary compliance. In cases where compliance is not obtained, the Code Enforcement Officer has the authority to issue a Notice of Violation or Citation. Penalties can include, but are not limited to fines and/or required court appearance in front of the Code Enforcement Board or Magistrate Court.

Report a Code Violation

Call: Office of Planning, Zoning, and Sustainability – (770) 477-3569

Email: Office of Planning, Zoning, and Sustainability –

Mobile App: Violations can be reported through our Click Clayton mobile app. The link is also provided on the Office of Planning, Zoning, and Sustainability website. When reporting an issue, we appreciate the inclusion of your contact information should the Code Enforcement Officer have any questions as the case is investigated.

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