Dayton is a statutory city and operates as a “Plan A” municipality with a City Administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day management of all City Departments and operations. The City Administrator is responsible for the implementation of policies adopted by the City Council. The goal of the City is to provide quality of life to its’ citizens. Council and staff have adopted a customer service based approach to achieve their goal.
Positions within City Hall
City Clerk: Handles all legal paperwork and manages documents of the Council and Commissions. Runs elections and manages different licenses within the City. If you have questions on elections, licenses, special assessment balances or if you would like to request data, please contact the Clerk’s Department.
Accounting Technician/Deputy Clerk: Handles accounts payable, escrow billing of development projects and assists the City Clerk. If you have questions on rental licenses, escrow balances or invoices please contact the Deputy Clerk.
Finance Clerk: Handles questions on utility billing, final meter reads, Invoice cloud help or to change your account information please contact the Finance Clerk.
Planning: Handles anything related to land use, subdivisions, CUP, IUP, variances and zoning. If you are looking for information on setbacks, how many animals you can have or questions on land use, please see our Ordinance & Codes listed under quick links or reach out to the Planning Department for further questions.
Any other questions contact City Hall and the Receptionist will get you to the correct contact.
All direct contact information can be found on our Contact/Directory page.