Planning & Zoning / Veterans Affairs / County Welfare


Please feel free to call or e-mail your questions. 


All applications can be completed online or by mail


We are strongly encouraging people to make appointments, requesting masks while in the Courthouse, and limiting to one person at a time in the office.   



Drew Gunderson


211 W Main St, Suite 203
Vermillion, SD 57069

Ph. (605) 677-7145
Fax (605)-677-7104


Planning Commission:

Jay Bottolfson (Chairman), Joe Hubert, Marty Gilbertson, Travis Mockler (County Commission Representative), Jerry Prentice


Please contact me by 9:00 am on the Friday before the Planning Commission meeting to be placed on the agenda.  It is recommended that you contact me as soon as possible.


The next Planning and Zoning Meeting will be Oct 26, 2020 at 5:15 PM in the County Courthouse Basement.  Afterwards the Joint Jurisdiction Planning and Zoning Meeting will be at City Hall at 6:00 PM  


Proposed Joint Jurisdiction Comprehensive Plan  (Ch 1-5)

Development Constraints fig. 3-1

Development Constraints fig. 3-2

Development Constraints fig. 3-3

Land Use fig. 6-1


Rezone (East Main)  (Joint Jurisdiction)

Preliminary Plat, Rezone, & Variance (East Main)

Rezone & CUP (Highline)

Revision Flood Damage Ordinance Notice

Revisions of the Clay County Zoning Ordinance



Clay County Building Permit Application

Joint Jurisdiction Building Permit Application

(Permit applications must include a site plan and building plan for each project)

Surveyors-->>  Plat Application/Checklist  <<--Surveyors

Driveway Permit



Clay County is zoned and requires a building permit.  Please contact me for more information.

Clay County Zoning Ordinance 2017

Clay County Zoning Map 2018

Clay County Subdivision Ordinance 2014



Joint Zoning Regulations for Clay County & City of Vermillion 2013

Joint Jurisdiction Zoning Map 2020


Navigating the Veterans Administration system can be difficult.  Please contact me for help.


SD Department of Veterans Affairs

US Department of Veterans Affairs

OJT/Apprenticeship Program


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