Tourist Oriented Directional Signing

What is a TODS sign?

TODS signs are blue and white signs located at rural intersections on the state trunk highway system that give direction and identification to rural tourist-oriented businesses.

Who is eligible to put their business name on a TODS sign?

Refer to Administrative Rules Chapter 70:04:07.

What must I do to get my business name on a TODS sign and what is the cost?

  • Applications for TODS sign permits can be obtained here or from the South Dakota Department of Transportation region office in your area.
  • All applications must be accompanied with $50 for each business sign requested.
  • In addition to the $50 application fee, an annual rental fee of $100 per business sign is required.

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