Union County Permits (South Dakota)

The Union County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Union County permits. Clerks in Union County, South Dakota may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Union County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Union County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Union County Clerk Elk Point SD 209 East Main Street 57025 605-356-2132


A Union County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Union County, South Dakota may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Union County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Elk Point City Hall Elk Point SD 106 West Pleasant Street 57025 605-356-2141

Jefferson City Hall Jefferson SD 208 Main Street 57038 605-966-5360

North Sioux City City Hall North Sioux SD 504 River Drive 57049 605-232-4276


A Union County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Union County, South Dakota issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Union County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Union County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Union County Planning and Zoning Department Elk Point SD 209 East Main Street, Ste 100 57025 605-356-3354