Planning & Development DISTRICT III

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As of Monday, March 30, 2020, Planning & Development District III will be closed to visitors. Staff will be working from home. We are still available to you and will continue to work on your applications and projects! Please call us at 605-665-44089 or 1-800-952-3562. We will answe the phone or you will be able to leave a voice mail for the staff person you are trying to reach. You can also email us. We will respond within 24 hours to phone calls, voice mails, and emails.

Planning and Development District III is a voluntary association of county, municipal and Tribal governments. Its mission is to provide comprehensive development assistance to its membership and the private sector. The district offers a full range of services that help the region maintain public services and expand economic opportunities. The association is governed by a committee of elected officials, non-profit organization representatives and business interests. The district employs a professional staff with extensive experience in a variety of development and technical fields.

Planning & Development District III - Region

Planning and Development District III service area includes 15 counties in South Central South Dakota - Aurora, Bon Homme, Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Lyman, Sanborn, Tripp, and Yankton. Within our 15 counties are 3 Tribal Governments - Crow Creek, Lower Brule Sioux, and Yankton Sioux. Also within our service area are 60 cities. The total population of the region is 100,582 with 13,218 square miles.

District III Service Area