414 Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938
Ph: (302) 653-8419
Fx: (302) 653-2017
Town Council meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. in the council chambers.
Additional meetings shall be posted in public view and/or advertised through a local publication of public record with respect to the standards of the Freedom of Information Act.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Committee is appointed by the Mayor with the consent of Town Council and consists of five (5) town residents. The committee reviews proposed amendments to the Town’s zoning ordinances and other zoning changes and makes recommendations to Council. The committee is in charge of reviewing the Town’s comprehensive plan and makes recommendations to Council for revisions. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. as needed in the council chambers. Committee Members
Board of Adjustments
The Board of Adjustments Committee is appointed by the Mayor with the consent of Town Council and consists of four (4) town residents. The committee is responsible for granting or denying variances, special exceptions, and zoning appeals. Meetings are held as needed in the council chambers. Committee Members
Appeals Board - Building Code
The Appeals Board is appointed by the Mayor with the consent of Town Council and consists of three (3) town residents. The committee is responsible for granting or denying appeals in reference to the Building Code on decisions made by the Building Inspector. Meetings are held as needed in the council chambers. Committee Members
The Town of Clayton is a State of Delaware municipality situated mostly within Kent County, with some parts of its incorporated area within New Castle County. With recent annexations, the Town is approximately 2 miles by 1 ½ miles in size. A larger unincorporated area south of Townsend, west of Smyrna and north of Hartly, Delaware is also referred to as Clayton, but is not served by the municipality.