Dams and Ponds
All dams and water impoundment structures shall be planned, designed and constructed under supervision of a professional engineer registered in the State of Missouri in accordance with Section 151-11.1 of the Clay County Land Development Code ("LDC") and State regulations.
As a part of a Major Subdivision and/or Rezoning request, the applicant must certify that all existing dams are constructed in accordance with the approved plans and specifications and requires an inspection of all dams or water impoundment structures by a professional engineer registered in the State of Missouri in accordance with Section 151-8.13 of the LDC.
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.