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Planning & Zoning
Planning and Zoning is responsible for the orderly development of the city and the administration of various land use regulations, including the zoning ordinance and subdivision ordinance. The Department assists with requests, questions and applications for:

Land Use Planning, based on an adopted Comprehensive Land Use Plan, is the blueprint for managing development, while zoning and subdivision regulations are two of the tools most often used to implement the plan.

Staff also provides technical assistance and support to the Plan Commission.

The Building Services Department assists with building permits, conditional uses, variances, setbacks, home occupations, and provides technical assistance and support to the Board of Adjustment.

Contact Us
Brandi Hanten, CFM
Urban Planner
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3528

Shane Waterman, P.E.
City Engineer
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3546

City Hall
23 Second St. N.E.
Watertown, SD 57201

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