Planning

2015 Bicycle Plan

2015 Bicycle Plan

A draft of the new 2015 Sioux Falls Bicycle Plan is now available for public review. The Sioux Falls Bicycle Committee has spent the past 18 months working on this updated Bicycle Plan with a vision to “Make Sioux Falls a place where people want to ride their bicycle in all areas of the city.”

Learn more about the 2015 Bicycle Plan
Shape Places

Shape Places

A Sioux Falls Zoning Ordinance

“Shape Places” is a context-based zoning ordinance adopted by a vote of the people on April 8, 2014.  These regulations have been based upon the Shape Sioux Falls 2035 Comprehensive Plan Adopted in 2009 by the Sioux Falls City Council. 


Shape Places - Zoning Ordinance
Shape S.F.

Shape Sioux Falls 2035

Why Shape Sioux Falls 2035? A Comprehensive Plan
  • A comprehensive plan develops policies that will help guide future ordinances, budgets, and master plans.
  • Last Comprehensive Plan had a horizon for 2015 (that is in 5 ½ years)
  • A comprehensive plan guides future land development.

Shape Sioux Falls
 

News Releases

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 12 noon…

Posted 02/01/2016 in Planning & Building Services

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 12 noon…

Posted 12/28/2015 in Planning & Building Services

Reminder: City Naming Request

The City of Sioux Falls has received a request for a naming opportunity of a downtown plaza area. The plaza area site is City-owned property located along the west…

Posted 11/09/2015 in Planning & Building Services

Sundays with Jessie Is 2015 SculptureWalk People’s Choice Award Winner

The bronze sculpture titled Sundays with Jessie is this year’s SculptureWalk People’s Choice Award winner. Artist Susan Geissler from Youngstown, New York, created the piece, which was chosen from the 55 sculptures that are part of this year’s exhibit…

Posted 11/04/2015 in Planning

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 10/27/2015 in Planning Commission

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Emergency Community Preparedness

Sioux Falls Emergency Community Preparedness

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Many believe that disasters don’t happen in Sioux Falls or think it won’t happen to them. However, we have...   [Watch Video]

Mission

The Planning Division provides direction for the physical development and quality of life within the city.

The Planning Division shall implement the mission through the development of transit, transportation, long-range plans, downtown development, historic preservation, neighborhood conservation activities, coordination of public improvements and private development with the comprehensive plan, zoning, and subdivision ordinances.