Residential Plan Review

All submittals for residential permitting are able to be submitted by using Customer Self Service (CSS). An account is required to submit for residential plan review. Please allow up to 48 hours for new account approvals. 

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For more information on how to use CSS or if you have any other building permit related questions, please contact Building Services at 605-367-8670.

Residential Building Permit Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No.  A notification is automatically sent to the Plans Examiners when a new plan review application has been submitted in CSS.
Plan review status is available at any time by logging in to CSS.  
The Checklist-Residential Submittal Review Requirement is available in the resources area of this webpage. This is not a complete list of requirements for all projects as each project presents a separate set of circumstances, but it does cover the majority of requirements.
No.  Residential projects do not have a plan review fee.
No.  Once submitted on line via CSS, your residential plan review will be completed by all departments under one submittal. The residential plans examiner will assure that all necessary departments are consulted prior to residential plan approval.  
The residential plan reviews are generally completed within 48 hours, but review times can be longer depending on the number of plans submitted and other workload factors. All plans are reviewed in the order they are received.
If the plans are found to be in general conformance, approved plans will be uploaded to CSS for contractor use. When the building permit fee invoice is ready, the applicant will be notified. The permit fee invoice can be paid on CSS. Once the permit fee is paid, the building permit will be issued and work can proceed.  
If the plans are found to be significantly deficient, the permit will be denied and a noted set of plans will be returned to the applicant through CSS. Resubmittal is required.
Regardless of approval or denial, the noted plans can be downloaded from the Attachments tab of the permit on CSS. Contractors are expected to implement noted items during construction and future submittals.