Buildings and Grounds is responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds, as well as the remodeling and renovation of existing buildings on the Capitol Complex in Pierre, the Kanner Building in Yankton, and the first floor offices of the Men's Building #1 on the campus of the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans' Home in Hot Springs.
Major construction and remodeling projects in the Pierre Complex, Kanner Building, and Men's Building #1 that are performed by private contractors are also managed by Buildings and Grounds. This effort is performed in cooperation with the State Engineer’s Office.
Buildings and Grounds provides complete building services for the Pierre Capitol Complex, the Kanner Building, and Men's Building #1. Buildings and Grounds consists of five separate sections:
Use of Public Property & Office Buildings
Individuals or groups wishing to use facilities located on the Capitol Building and Grounds must submit a Facilities Use Request application form. The Use of Public Property and Office Buildings brochure provides information regarding events, displays, or exhibits on State Property or in State office buildings.
Individuals or groups wishing to use the Visitors Center facility must submit a Visitors Center application form. Please refer to the Visitors Center Use Guidelines for additional information regarding your event.
Please note: The individual signing the application form will be held responsible for items outlined in the requirements section of the brochure.
Planning a Wedding? Please complete the Application for a Wedding Ceremony on the Capitol grounds. if you are interested in holding your special event on the Capitol grounds, please note that these weddings are no-frills. As outlined, there are many restrictions that apply.
Individuals or groups wishing to fly an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) must submit an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Use application and permit form. Please refer to the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Use Guidelines for additional information regarding your request.