Use the videos below to correctly identify the code violation you need to report. Use the CONTACT/REPORT button to contact the department.

Dog BarkingCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Missy John with Animal Control describes the procedure her department uses when following up on complaints, and also who to contact if you have questions or concerns about barking dogs.
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Animal CrueltyCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Missy John with Animal Control talks about the potentially deadly effects of leaving animals in vehicles and who to contact if you see an animal that may be in danger.

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Animal UnleashedCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Missy John with Animal Control explains why it’s important to not let animals run off-leash, and who to contact if you see a stray animal.

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AppliancesCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

LuAnn Ford with the Health Department describes why safety concerns are a primary reason why appliances should not be stored outside on private property.

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Building CodeCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Ron Bell with Building Services talks about the City’s requirements regarding property maintenance and who to contact if you have questions or concerns about housing conditions.

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Car ParkingCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Shawna Goldammer with Zoning briefly explains where residents can and cannot park personal vehicles.

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Inoperable VehiclesCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

LuAnn Ford with the Health Department explains why inoperable and unlicensed vehicles cannot be stored on private property.

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Lawn and WeedsCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Kevin Smith with Planning and Building Services explains why Sioux Falls has a nuisance vegetation ordinance, and also how citizens can report grass and weed violations.

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Pest Infestation

Pest Infestations/BedbugsCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Denise Patton with the Sioux Falls Health Department talks about pest infestations

Recreational Fire / Fire PitsCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Mike Top with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue explains the rules regarding the use of fire pits and what can and can’t be burned within city limits.

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RV ParkingCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Shawna Goldammer with Zoning talks about the recent ordinance change that addresses where and for how long a recreational vehicle can be parked on your property.

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SignsCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Shawna Goldammer with Zoning l discusses where temporary signs can and cannot be placed, including the need to obtain permits for certain types of signs.

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Smoke AlarmCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Mike Top with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue talks about the City ordinance concerning smoke alarm placement in multi-family...

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Snow Removal - Fire HydrantCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

City ordinance states that fire hydrants must be cleared of all obstructions for three feet in all directions.


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Snow Removal - SidewalkCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Explanation of city requirements for clearing sidewalks of ice and snow. City ordinance also requires that the sidewalks are cleared edge to edge.

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TiresCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

LuAnn Ford with the Health Department discusses why it’s important to not store vehicle tires outdoors...


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Tree TrimmingCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

Duane Stall with Parks and Recreation discusses the City’s tree trimming ordinance and the process his department uses to enforce tree height standards in Sioux Falls.

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Waste MaterialCONTACT/REPORT

Posted 05/15/2011 in Code Enforcement Videos

LuAnn Ford with the Health Department explains why rubbish and other waste material cannot be stored on private property.

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