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South Dakota State InspectionS Program

To ensure businesses are meeting State and Federal requirements, the South Dakota State Inspections Program provides field inspection services for a variety of state agencies and departments:


State inspectors conduct a variety of inspections throughout the day and can take from 15 minutes to three hours, depending on the type and complexity.  Inspectors conduct inspections including:

  • Food and school lunches
  • Lodging
  • Lottery
  • School fire and life safety
  • Farm and ranch safety
  • Daycares
  • Meters and scales
  • Fuel pumps and bulk liquid petroleum (LP)


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