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Building Permit Application

Application

The City of Brookings Building Services is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the adopted Building Codes for all residential and commercial projects within city limits and on nonagricutural land in the joint jurisdictional area. For a list of current adopted codes and amendments, click below:

For all building permits, please complete the online application and upload all required documents as instructed. Applications and supporting documentation can be found below:

Contact Building Services if you have any questions: (605) 692-6629

Instructions

1

Choose the appropriate application below.

2

Print and complete the application.

3

Complete the online application and upload all documents at the bottom of the online application.

4

Failure to complete the entire process will result in a delay.

Permit Search

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Contact the City of Brookings if you have any questions: (605) 692-6629

Uses

1

Pay permit fees

2

Print the permit

3

Request an inspection

4

Message the City

New Contractor Registration

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The City of Brookings requires contractors, who are completing any residential work, have a Residential Contractors License.

To obtain a Residential Contractor’s License please click “Register Here” to the left. Please upload a copy of your Worker’s Compensation Insurance (if applicable) and current Liability Insurance.

Required

1

Excise Tax Number

2

Copy of Worker’s Compensation Insurance (if applicable)

3

Copy of current Liability Insurance of not less than $500,000 for each occurrence

4

$75.00 payment

Contractor Search and License Renewal

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Contact the City of Brookings if you have any questions: (605) 692-6629

Uses

1

Renew your license

2

Pay fees

3

Message the City

Code Complaint

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Thank you for submitting your concern through on online reporting system. To better assist staff, please be as detailed as possible. A property address where the concern is at, a brief description of the issue and your contact information. This complaint will be anonymous, but staff may need to contact you for future clarification. Please feel free to also submit a photo of your concern. Code Enforcement will utilize the photo but will also complete an inspection of the violation before taking action. Code Enforcement Department with the City of Brookings handles issues such:

  • Abandoned / inoperable vehicles

  • Front yard and boulevard parking (On-street parking is handled by the Brookings Police Department 605-692-2113)

  • Snow and ice covered sidewalks (or obstructed sidewalks)

  • Overgrown yards or lots

  • Property maintenance

  • Rental occupancy concerns

  • Renter’s rights

The City of Brookings Code Enforcement Department is committed to preserving and enhancing our neighborhoods through proactive enforcement of municipal codes. These proactive measure help prevent properties and neighborhoods from becoming area of blight. More information on the types of violations can be found by referring to the City Ordinances.


The City Code of Ordinances are available at:

https://library.municode.com/sd/brookings/codes/code_of_ordinances

Contact the City of Brookings if you have any questions (605) 692-6629.


Instructions

1

Obtain the address of the property.

2

Obtain a photo if possible.

3

Submit the complaint using the “Click Here” link to the left.