Courthouse Hours:

100 East Main Street, Bison, SD
Monday - Thursday   7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday   7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Clerk of Courts
Monday - Friday   9:00 - 12:00 &, 1:00 - 4:00


Reminder:  October 31st is the last day to pay second half taxes.  Interest accrues starting November 1st.  Envelopes postmarked on October 31st will be accepted. 

Please remember that on Friday October 30th , the office closes at noon.

As COVID-19 cases close in on Perkins County and for the safety of Community, Field Appraisers will ask residents for verbal reviews for interior construction then move on to complete the exterior review.

We ask that if you are at higher risk for COVID-19 to call for an appointment: 605-244-5623.

Application for Property Tax-Exempt Status of a Private Organization must be filed with the Director of Equalization by November 1, 2020, for the consideration by the County Board of Equalization the following year.

A private organization requesting tax-exempt status may go to the Department of Revenue website and complete the application online or contact this office for a hard-copy of the application.

Director of Equalization
Email: DOEAdmin@perkinscounty.org
Phone: 605-244-5623

Perkins County Highway Dept. 

Mowing shoulders on asphalt roads begins June 22,2020. 

Mowing all other roads will start on July 6, 2020.

  Please have the ditches mowed if you want it for hay.

Crushing gravel at Dave Storm Pit, if interested in gravel contact Lincoln Schuck @ 605-515-1325.

Motor Vehicle Registration & Titling

South Dakotans who had been delayed in renewing their registrations during the months of March thru May of 2020 will have until July 31st, 2020 to complete their registration renewals.  Additionally, any newly acquired vehicles, whose seller’s or temporary permits expired from the end of March through today (July 7th) will have until July 31, 2020 to title and register their vehicle.  Interest and penalties associated with the extended title and registration periods will be waived, as long as they are current before August 1, 2020. Contact Perkins County Finance Office with any questions. 605-244-5613 or 605-244-5624


Due to the covid-19 pandemic we encourage you to fill out an absentee ballot application located here:

Election Day

Quick Links

Perkins County Courthouse located at 

100 East Main Street, Bison SD  57620

SERVICES- Sheriff - Vehicle Licensing - Driver's Licensing - Birth/Death Certificates - Tax information - County Nurse/WIC/ICAP - County 4H Advisor - Court - Veteran's Services



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