Zoning - Joint Jurisdiction

Joint Jurisdiction Zoning



Currently, Clay County and the City of Vermillion have a Joint Jurisdiction Zoning agreement that covers approximately 16 square miles surrounding the City of Vermillion.  This Jurisdiction has its own unique zoning ordinance, zoning map, and process for administration of land use regulations. 


Please feel free to call, text, or e-mail me with any questions.   


The areas shaded in purple is the Joint Jurisdiction Zoning Area. 



Drew Gunderson



211 W Main St, Suite 203
Vermillion, SD 57069
Ph. (605) 677-7145

Planning Commission:

Cindy Aden (Chair), Marty Gilbertson, Joe Hubert, Richard Hammond (County Commission Representative), Jerry Prentice 

The next County Planning and Zoning meeting will be on Januray 30th, 2023 at 5:15PM at the Vermillion City Hall

Meeting canceled.




There is a vacancy on the Clay County Planning and Zoning Board.  Please feel free to apply.  Please submit the application by e-mail or regular mail to the address above. Application 


Joint Jurisdiction Building Permit Application




Joint Zoning Regulations for Clay County & City of Vermillion 2013




Joint Jurisdiction Zoning Map 2020

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