Planning and Zoning

The Hamlin County Planning and Zoning Office is contracted with First District of Watertown.  


Under county ordinance, citizens and businesses are required to obtain a building permit through the Planning and Zoning Office.  

Building Permits within Bryant, Castlewood, Estelline, Hayti, Hazel and Lake Norden must contact the respective city offices.


Building Permits within Dempster, Thomas, Lake Poinsett and Rural Hamlin County shall contact the county Planning & Zoning Office.


Zoning Board meets third Monday (subject to change) of every month if there are hearings. Contact Planning & Zoning office for meeting information or check local newspapers for postings.

Robbie Fedt
18860 437th Avenue
Bryant, SD 57221

(605) 628-2389​

Leonard Kemnitz
342 West Lake Drive
Lake Norden, SD 57248
(605) 785-2003


John Pantzke
244 East Lake Drive
Estelline, SD 57234
(605) 873-2869



Scott Popham
18297 447th Avenue
Bryant, SD 57221
(605) 783-3285


Larry Saathoff
46278 Oakwood Street
Estelline, SD 57234
(605) 690-7960

Stuart Schubloom
352 West Lake Drive
Lake Norden, SD 57248
(605) 860-0693

Richard Wiarda
18395 456th Avenue
Castlewood, SD 57223
(605) 793-2255

- Hamlin County Zoning Board Members

Contact Information

Planning/Zoning Officer

Thomas Nealon

300 4th Street

Hayti SD 57241

Phone: (605) 882-5115 NEW




3rd Floor of Courthouse

Northern End

300 4th Street

Hayti, SD 57241

Hours of Operation

Tuesday and Thursday  NEW
8:00am - 5:00pm

Closed on Holidays

Zoning Links

County Offices

Courthouse Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Central Time

Monday - Friday


Closed Weekends and All Approved Government Holiday

Offices may have different set of operation hours.

Courthouse Information

Please contact the corresponded offices for questions.

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201 (Auditor)

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