LAKE COUNTY BURN BAN - Effective 6/25/21 until further notice

Effective April 21, 2015, Lake County, South Dakota adopted an open burning ordinance. The general provision of this ordinance states that open burning (with exceptions listed in the ordinance) is prohibited when the National Weather Service places a RED FLAG WARNING for the county or the GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX for the county is Very High or Extreme. The links below will take you to the National Weather Service Sioux Falls Office website for both of these ratings. Please note that the first link may show multiple dangers for a county/region such as a freeze warning.

Hazardous Weather website that includes RED FLAG WARNINGS for Lake County:

Grassland Fire Danger Index page:

You can also call the Sioux Falls office at (605) 330-4247 to request this information.

Burning Ordinance

Ordinance #15-59

For questions, you may also contact the Emergency Manager at 605-256-7611.

Announcements

September - License Plate Renewal S
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that begins with S.

Public Meeting/Open House for Lake County Transportation Plan
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

9/30/2021, 6:00 p.m., Lake County Courthouse Commission Room
Lake County will hold an open house style public meeting to discuss and receive input on the development of a Transportation Plan for Lake County. The open house will be informal with one on one discussion with County officials and staff.

Planning Commission Application Deadline - 9/28/2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Deadline to submit application to Zoning Officer for October Planning Commission meeting.

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