City Services

The City of Watertown is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Therefore, at this time, to protect the safety of the community and City staff, all public City buildings are closed.  City staff will continue to work, while following CDC guidelines, to provide services.

  • Building Services & Engineering permits will be provided electronically.

  • Watertown Municipal Utilities drive up window is open.

  • Watertown Landfill is open to commercial haulers and the general public.

  • Garbage Collections will continue as normal.

Public Works

Building Permits, Engineering Permits, Planning & Zoning Services

Permits provided by the City of Watertown are available online and can be submitted by email.

Building Services Permits can be completed and emailed. Click here for email.  For any questions, call Tonia Dalton at (605) 882-6201.  These permits include

Engineering Permits can be completed and emailed to Marci Lewno.  For any questions, call Marci at (605) 753-3597. These permits include

Planning & Zoning Services: Development applications can be completed and emailed to Brandi Hanten.  For any questions, call Brandi at (605) 753-3528.  These applications include: Annexations, Zoning, Rezone, Vacations, Plats, Concept Plats, Preliminary Plans, Construction Plans, etc.  These applications will be emailed to the applicant, where instructions and questions can occur telephonically, with all required submittals coordinated via email, mail or hand delivery if appropriate and necessary.