Fees & Permits

In accordance with Big Stone County Ordinances, permits are required outside the corporate limits of municipalities for:

  • All new construction
  • All structures moved and all structures replaced
  • All individual on-site sewage treatment systems
  • Excavations in excess of fifty cubic yards or ten cubic yards in shore land areas

Click on our permit viewer (below) to complete your permit.   
  1. Find your parcel- Click It
  2. Pick the permit you need
  3. Follow the instructuions given with permit         

You can also check out our Public Zoning map (to the right) to verify what zone you are in. BSC-Public-Zoning

Fee Schedule

You can click on the Permit File below to download your form, or obtain any permit from the Environmental Office.

Permit Name Permit File Fee
Accessory/Ag Structures & Additions Accessorybldgpermitform.pdf $50.00
Residential Dwellings or Commercial bldgpermitform.pdf $100.00
Sewage Treatment Systems – New Construction BSCsewerpermit.pdf $200.00
Replacement Systems & Holding Tanks BSCsewerpermit.pdf $100.00
Excavation/Land Alteration landalterationform.pdf $100.00
Aggregate Permit miningpermitapplication.pdf $100.00
Conditional Use Permit Applications (Includes Recording Fee) conditionalusepermitform.pdf $500.00
Conditional Use Application Requiring Special Meeting SpecialMeetingconditionalusepermit.pdf $625.00
Amendment to Ordinance Application ordinanceamendmentpermit.pdf $500.00
Rezoning Applications rezoningpermit.pdf $500.00
Subdivision Application (For the first 5 lots; $25/lot thereafter conditionalusepermitform.pdf $500.00
Variance Application variancepermit.pdf $350.00
Any Permit After the fact - $200.00
WCA - Boundary and Type Determination - $100.00
WCA - Replacement Plan Decision - $500.00
WCA - Banking Plan Application Decision - $500.00
WCA - Appeal of LGU Decision - $350.00