Community Development

Building-Services-Department

About Community development

Community Development staff plays a vital role in the physical expansion of the Watertown community by providing centralized administration and information regarding construction, inspection, zoned district uses, signage, International Building Codes Adopted, and City ordinance compliance. 

Additional Duties

The Community Development staff works closely with the Engineering Department, and other departmental staff, on issues pertaining to development, planning and zoning, excavation, sidewalks, filling and grading, Storm Water Phase II regulations, storm water and floodplain management, flood hazard areas, etc.

If you have questions, or if you are planning a building project, please contact us.

Permit Applications

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Contact Us

Hours of Operation:

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Phone:

(605) 882-6201

Address:

23 2nd St. NE
Watertown, SD 57201-0250

Click here to email completed Permit Applications