Applicants may apply in person or by mail. Registration forms are available online and in the City Commission Office, 101 West Third Street.
In-person applications will be accepted by appointment only on Mondays between the hours of 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Thursdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Applicants will complete an application and have the form notarized at time of signing. Mail applicants must have the form notarized before sending the application in. In person applicants can sign the application and have it notarized at the City Commission Office.
The registration fee is $50. For mail applicants, check or money order made payable to “City of Dayton” is the only acceptable form of payment. For in-person applicants, credit card and cash are also accepted (correct change is appreciated).
The City Commission office (for in-person applications) is located at City Hall (101 West Third Street, second floor). Parking is available in the municipal garage next to City Hall
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Accepted applications will receive a certificate, two business card size registrations that may be easily carried, and will be listed in the City’s domestic partner registry. This registry is a public record and may be requested by outside parties. If requested, all of the information, including names and address, is part of the public record. If you have additional questions please contact Anita Johnson at 937-333-3636 or Anita.Johnson@daytonohio.gov.