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The Finance Office maintains financial records for the city, as well as all official agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, municipal election procedures, alcoholic beverage licensing, personnel records, etc. as required by South Dakota Codified Laws (SDCL).

Credit and debit cards are accepted for payment of Utility Bills, Building Permits, Special Assessment Payments, Water/Sewer hook-up charges (trunk line fees, meter costs, etc), Golf Course memberships

Contact Information

Contact City Hall at 745-3135 for the following offices:
Finance Office
Human Resources

Business Hours: Mon- Friday 8am – 5pm

303 North River Street
Phone: (605) 745-3135
Fax: (605) 745-5180


  • Liquor Off-Sale
  • Liquor On-Sale
  • Malt I SD Farm Wine Off-Sale
  • Malt Beverage On/Off-Sale
  • Special Event License
  • Wine On/Off-Sale
  • Accident I Insurance Claims
  • Elections
  • Transient Merchant License
  • Door To Door License
  • Utility Application - Business
  • Utility Application- Residential

Utility Service and Payments

All customers requesting water, sewer and garbage service, hereafter referred to as "utilities,” from the City of Hot Springs must make application in person to the City Finance Office at 303 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD. Utilities will not be furnished to a customer until an application with a picture ID and a deposit of $200 is received by the City. No service will be granted to customers with a delinquent account from a prior residence until such bill is paid in full. Bills are sent out the first of each month and are due on or before the 15th of each month.

Your utility bill may be paid with cash, check, or a credit/debit card. If wanting to pay with a credit/debit card, you may call in or stop by the office. A drop box is located in from of City Hall. Automatic payment of your account is available by completing an authorization form and submitting it with a voided check. The automatic payment is withdrawn from your account on the 7th of every month.

Garbage service is mandatory for residential customers. A 90 gallon green container shall be provided to each residence. Contact Fall River Sanitation at 605-890-9065 for container repairs or if your garbage was not picked up on the scheduled day. Residential curbside recycling is also available. More information on recycling is available here.

The City of Hot Springs provides an area to dispose of yard waste & branches at no cost. Open 24-7 for your convenience.