Public Notices

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Current Public Notices

Note: Notices featured on this page will be removed after the event has passed. Notices posted here are posted as a courtesy; best efforts are made to post as many notices as possible, but Lake County makes no guarantee that every published legal notice will also be featured on this page. This page is not a substitute for the official publication that is required by law.


Zoning Legals - 5/7/24 @ 10:00 a.m.



The Weed and Pest Board consists of 7 members, one of which is a County Commissioner. Each member is appointed to serve a term of 3 years. This appointment will fill a vacancy for a term that runs through 2023. Any citizen of Lake County is eligible to be a member. Duties include: Implement and pursue effective program for control of weed and pests; hold regular meetings (2-3 a year); submit an annual report to the Department of Agriculture and county commission; make at least one annual inspection; obtain competitive bids for chemicals, equipment, and labor.

Note: The following section lists events hosted by nongovernmental entities to which a quorum of the public body has been invited and may be present at the event. Public policy may be discussed, but the public body does not control the agenda.

Types of Notices

Current public notices related to upcoming meetings from various county departments may be posted here. These are typically legal notices that are also published in the newspaper. They may also be featured on specific department webpages.


Plat Deadline - 4/29/2024
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Complete applications due for Plats to be considered at 5/7/24 meeting

CUP / Variance Deadline - 4/22/24
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Complete applications due for CUPs and Variances to be considered at the 5/7/24 meeting

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - First Half
Monday, April 1, 2024

First half of Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes due by the end of April. Please bring your tax notices with you. Tax payments must be made for the exact amount only.
Tax payments may be sent to the Treasurer's Office at 200 E. Center St, Madison, SD 57042 and MUST be postmarked by April 30. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land. Please note: Payments received or postmarked after April 30th will reflect a late fee and interest.

Property Tax Payment Drop Box
Monday, April 1, 2024

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments located between the double doors of the north entrance to the courthouse. Payments must include the payment coupon or parcel number with each payment and be in the exact amount only (all others will be returned). If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments dropped off after 4:30 p.m., M-F will be credited the following business day.

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