Clay County Planning and Zoning Department




Effective 5/13/2022 all inspection requests must be submitted by 2pm to receive an inspection the following day.


Public Notices

Our mission is to protect and promote the health, safety, and general welfare of our citizens through the implementation of sustainable landuse and planning principles, sound administration of the Comprehensive Plan, and enforcement of the Clay County Land Development Code and Building Codes.

What We Do

The Clay County Planning & Zoning Department administers and oversees all aspects of planning, development, and construction activities on land. Rezonings, Subdivisions, Conditional Use Permits (CUPS), Building Permits, Floodplain Development Permits (FDP), and various other activities are all handled by the Planning & Zoning Department.

We strongly encourage property owners, agents, and all others involved in real estate to contact us at (816) 407-3380 or E-Mail if you have any questions related to your land or buildings.

Our Jurisdiction

The Clay County Planning & Zoning Department has home rule jurisdiction or control over only the unincorporated areas of the County, or those areas outside of city limits.  If you live within an incorporated city, you will need to contact your city regarding any planning and zoning matters as only they have control inside their city boundaries.


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Contact Us

Planning & Zoning
234 W. Shrader
Suite C
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: (816) 407-3380
Fax: (816) 407-3381

E-mail Planning and Zoning

Upcoming Meetings:

Online Forms:

Apply for a Building Permit -
Unincorporated Clay County Only

Inspection Request Form -
Unincorporated Clay County Only