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Patrick Ejike

Assistant Director:
Cheryl Brooks

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

Operating Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone:  (770) 477-3569


Office Manager
Sharon Andrews

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Community Development

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Walk-in Customer Service Hours
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday



Clayton County Community Development Department is having
a system update. Online services will remain available during this time.

The update
will require users to reestablish their account in the system. The update will
also include fee changes from 2.5% to 3.95% with a $6.95 minimum fee for credit
cards and $1.95 for e-checks, effective October 2, 2023.

Please contact the Community Development Department
at 770-477-3569 for more information

Starting February 1, 2022, Clayton County Community Development will no longer accept cash as a payment option. We will continue to accept Money Orders, Check, and Debit/Credit cards. (Except Discover & American Express)
**Alcohol License accepts Cashier’s Check, Money Orders or Credit/Debit Cards (Except Discover & American Express).

2020 CAPER Notice

2020 CAPER Report

Due to the recent health crisis of COVID-19, Zoning Matters will be conducted via in-person public hearings as in prior format.  Measures will be in place for social distancing.  The public is also invited to view the Board of Commissioners Meetings via live stream on the Clayton County website (

Mission and Vision

The Community Development Department’s mission is to promote citizen participation to attain the highest quality of life; improve and sustain the quality of the built environment that attracts business investments in the county and enforce County codes to promote the health, safety and welfare of citizens of Clayton County.

Community Development Department is a premier department; responsible for interpreting and implementing ordinances/codes that shape Clayton County’s built environment. By the nature of our responsibilities, we enforce regulations that promote economic development; regulate licensure for businesses; administer housing and urban development grants; spatially manage the county’s land resources and enforce building codes to protect the life, safety and welfare of Clayton County citizens and patrons within the context of the overall County vision.

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Open Records Request


Customer Satisfaction Survey

How to Register For Online Service

How to Schedule Building Inspection

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