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Contractor License Application (CL)

  1. Lawrence County Planning & Zoning Department
    Contractor License Application

    Fee: $75
    90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732
    Ph: 605­-578-­3871 Fax: 605-­722-6221


    *Fill out the application completely and mail a check to Lawrence County Planning & Zoning, made payable to Lawrence County Treasurer to 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732 and please note it is for a Contractors License.

    *Pay fees: Make checks payable to Lawrence County Treasurer’s Office (all returned checks have a $40 fee)

    *Provide a Certificate of Insurance showing Lawrence County as a Certificate Holder ($1,000,000 each occurrence liability insurance AND $2,000,000 general aggregate liability insurance) If you have employees you will also be required to show proof of Worker’s Comp Insurance.


    *You must have a license to operate in Lawrence County.

    *All licenses terminate on December 31 of the year for which it was issued. You must reapply every year.

    *Licenses may be revoked by the Commissioners for violations.

    *No building permits shall be issued unless proof has been given that the contractor is licensed in Lawrence County.


  5. **All contractors working in South Dakota are required to have a contractor's excise tax permit. AR 64:09:01

  6. Acknowledgement

    The digital signature below certifies that the person signing is going to follow 2018 International Building Codes as adopted by Lawrence County as of May 21, 2019.

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