Tuesday March 26, 2019
Hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday


The Davison County Courthouse will be closed April 19th & 22nd in observance of Easter.

Property taxes are DUE by Tuesday, April 30th

Several rural county and township roads are impassable, and no travel is advised to reduce further damage. Many have water over the road, but may not have barricades.

Mount Vernon residents can get sandbags at the Post Office.  City of Mitchell residents can access self-serve sandbags at the city street shop located on West 8th Ave. Davison County residents can access self-serve sandbags at the County HWY shop off West 5th Ave. Please do NOT access the shop from West 8th Ave, due to the condition of the driveway.

Drainage Agenda and Minutes

flagcourthouseDavison County Drainage
200 East Fourth Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301


Drainage Administration

Jeff Bathke, Administrator

Mark Jenniges, Deputy Administrator


Telephone: (605) 995-8615 or (605) 995-8640

Fax: (605) 995-8642

Email: Planning and Zoning Contact

Drainage Deadlines 2019 & 2020


Current Drainage Agenda

October 16, 2018

1. Call to order by Chairman Larson at 7:00 P.M.
2. Roll Call
3. Approve the agenda.
4. Approve the minutes from the August 21, 2018 meeting.
5. Public comment and citizen complaints.
6. Pending Applications
7. Drainage Violations
8. Miscellaneous items.
9. Set time and date for the next drainage meeting – November 20, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M.
10. Adjournment.


Pending Applications & Supporting Documents: 
Past Minutes & Documents:

Drainage Board Packet 8-21-18
Drainage Board Unsigned Minutes 5-22-18
Drainage Board Signed Minutes 3-20-18

Drainage Board Minutes 2017
Drainage Board Minutes 2016
Drainage Board Minutes 2015
Drainage Board Minutes 2014
Drainage Board Minutes 2013
Drainage Board Minutes 2012
Drainage Board Minutes 2011


A New Drainage Ordinance was approved by the County Commissioners on August 27, 2013 with an effective date of September 24, 2013. Access the Ordinance, application, and a handy flow chart below:

Davison County Drainage Ordinance

Drainage Permit Application (Appendix A&B)

Drainage Flow Chart


Contact Us


Davison County
200 East Fourth Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301


Phone:  (605) 995-8615 or (605) 995-8640
Fax:  (605) 995-8642
Email: Planning and Zoning Contact