New temporary permits allow Clayton restaurants to move some seating outside

A new temporary free permit will allow Clayton restaurants to move some of their previously approved seating outdoors.

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Clayton City Council approved the new permit during Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting as a way to help businesses recover from earlier mandated shutdowns.

To help make sure social distancing requirements can be met, the city will be flexible with outdoor operations allowances  where they previously may not have been allowed due the city code.

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Clayton restaurants can apply for the free permit should contact the city’s development department at 937-836-3500 or email Jack Kuntz at

More information about the permit is available here.

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