Building Inspections


The Building Inspection Department is responsible for ensuring that all commercial and residential construction meets the minimum standards of the following codes:

  • 2009 American National Standard Institute (ANSI) for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code 
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code 
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2015 South Dakota Version of the Uniform Plumbing Code

Where Do I obtain a building permit?

Obtaining a building permit requires applying at the Building, Planning, Zoning, and Code Enforcement office in City Hall located at 123 South Lincoln Street, and payment of a fee*. It may be helpful to view our forms online to see what information will be requested concerning your particular project.

Quick Links

South Dakota Plumbing Commission
South Dakota Electrical Commission
South Dakota Historical Society

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Building Inspection Department at

*Permit fees listed on the Building Fee Schedule are approximate and usually vary slightly from amounts actually charged. Please do not complete checks prior to visiting City Hall.