Board of Historic Preservation


Downtown Design Standards Visual Survey

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE! A downtown Advisory Panel is creating Downtown Design Standards as an update to the 1983 Guidelines. New standards are needed as our Downtown continues to expand. Your participation in the Visual survey will be used in future workshops with the Advisory Panel.
Take the survey online

The Board of Historic Preservation promotes the use and conservation of historic properties for the education, inspiration, pleasure, and enrichment of the citizens of Sioux Falls. Annual promotions include participation in the Sioux Empire Home Show in March and selection of a property owner to receive the Mayor’s Historic Preservation Award in May.

Number of Members: 10

Special Qualifications: The Board includes at least two members who are professionals from the disciplines of history, architectural history, architecture, urban planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, archaeology, or law. The Board also includes at least three members who are nonprofessional members and represent a demonstrated interest, experience, or knowledge in historic preservation.

Residency/Registered Voter Requirement: Do not have to be a registered voter.

Summary of Duties: Serve in an advisory capacity, providing guidance and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on matters related to historic preservation and the City’s seven historical districts.

Meetings: View Agendas and Minutes

Diane deKoeyer
Planning and Building Services
City Hall, Second Floor
224 West Ninth Street
P.O. Box 7402 
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402