South Dakota

Explore damage prevention information, local contacts and rules for safe digging in South Dakota.

One Call Centers

811 or


Rapid City, SD


24 / 7

Advance Notice:

48 hours, excluding weekends and holidays

Marks Valid:

21 working days from the start date on the ticket so long as the marks are visible



Legislative Information

yes Mandatory Membership
yes Civil Penalties
yes Tolerance Zone 18"
yes Hand Dig Clause
no Mandatory Premark
yes Emergency Clause
no Positive Response
yes Depth Exemption

Regional Partners

South Dakota Common Ground Alliance

Geographic Location:

State of South Dakota


Robert Bishop
South Dakota Common Ground Alliance

Partner Since:

October 2018


The Mission of the South Dakota Common Ground Alliance is to reduce damage to buried utilities and promote safety for all who live and work around infrastructure by the development and education of best practices.