South Dakota

State Adoptions

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South Dakota adopts the IBC and IPMC which become the prevailing code where jurisdictions have no adopted codes. The state also adopts the IFC and IMC, which are administered by the State Fire Marshal. Jurisdictions are permitted to amend the State Codes to conform to local needs.

  • 2021 International Building Code
  • 2021 International Residential Code
  • 2021 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code

Links to State Adoption Agencies

State Fire Marshal

South Dakota Plumbing Commission

Division of Insurance

Department of Health

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative
Rick Hauffe
Senior Regional Manager

State Building Official:
State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman
118 West Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone (605) 773-3562

State Insurance Commissioner
Larry Deiter, Director
South Dakota Division of Insurance
124 S. Euclid Ave., 2nd Floor
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3563

State Forester:
Greg Josten, State Forester
S.D. Department of Agriculture Division of Conservation & Forestry
523 E Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
Phone: (605) 773-5425

Pool adoption agency:
Licensing and inspections made by S.D. Department of Health, Office of Health Protection
615 E. 4th St.
Pierre, SD 57501-1700
Phone: (605) 773-4945