Department of Labor and Regulation

Board of Technical Professions

General Resources

Blue Book - Handbook of South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) Chapter 36-18A and Administrative Rule of South Dakota (ARSD) Article 20:38 current as of July 1, 2012 (in Adobe .pdf format*)

Building Officials Handbook - The "Handbook for South Dakota Building Officials and Design Professionals" which was originally published in 1993 is currently being reviewed, revised and updated by the Board. Until a new handbook is completed, building officials and design professionals should refer to the "Building and design professionals" section of our Laws and Regulations page.

Construction administration regulations

Information for Providers of Continuing Education

Laws and regulations related to technical professions

Professional seal guidelines (in Adobe .pdf format*)

Rules of Professional Conduct - Blue Book (covering ARSD 20:38:36)

State License Verification Form

Visit the South Dakota Department of Revenue website for information on business tax requirements in the state.

Contact Us

2525 W. Main St., Suite 211
Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone: 605.394.2510
Fax: 605.394.2509

Kathryn Patterson, Executive Director
email Kathryn

Tamara Moore, Senior Secretary
email Tamara

Susan Neuf, Secretary
email Susan

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184