Department of Labor and Regulation

Board of Technical Professions

Notice of Public Hearing

There will be a public hearing for the Board of Technical Profession Nov. 4, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (MDT) in the Board office in Rapid City located at 2525 W. Main Street, Suite 211, Rapid City, SD.

If you have questions, please contact Kathryn Patterson at 605.394.2510 or by email.

The South Dakota Board of Technical Professions is a regulatory board charged with licensing and regulating the professional practice of architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and petroleum release services for the purpose of safeguarding public health, safety and welfare in the State of South Dakota. A person must be licensed by the Board before being permitted to offer and provide these professional services on projects located within the State of South Dakota.

Primary responsibilities of the Board include reviewing applications; administering examinations; enrolling interns; licensing qualified professionals; communicating with licensees and the public regarding the laws, rules and professional standards of practice of these professions; investigating complaints and conducting disciplinary proceedings where appropriate; restricting or revoking licenses when generally accepted standards of practice or conduct are not met; and encouraging continuing professional development for those who practice the professions regulated by the Board in order to attain and maintain competence in their profession.

The Board is self supporting and generates its revenues from fees charged to applicants and licensees. The Board meetings are open to the public, with meeting agendas and minutes posted on this website after they have been prepared and approved.

Please note: The Board does not keep records of a licensee's earned professional development hours (PDH) or carryover. It is the responsibility of licensees to keep records of continuing education including an earned PDH log and PDH completion certificates issued by continuing education providers.


The information provided on this South Dakota Board of Technical Professions (SDBTP) website is provided as a courtesy to applicants and licensees. Reference should be made to South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) and Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) [which are duplicated in the Blue Book provided on this website in Adobe .pdf format*] for the most recent, complete and official information available. The SDBTP is not liable for any inaccurate or non-current information nor any sites linked to from this website.

Contact Us

2525 W. Main St., Suite 211
Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone: 605.394.2510
Fax: 605.394.2509

Kathryn Patterson, Executive Director
email Kathryn

Tamara Moore, Senior Secretary
email Tamara

Susan Neuf, Secretary
email Susan

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4505
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184