Planning & Building Services
Citizen Planning Academy
Participating in the Sioux Falls Citizen Planning Academy, you will come away not only with an understanding of how city planning helps to shape our community but also the importance your engagement and participation in local affairs plays in the development of our community.
Sioux Falls is a community of pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users, and motorists. Stay safe by knowing the rules of the road, no matter what form of transportation you use.
“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 Sioux Falls 2040
Why Shape Sioux Falls 2040 is a Comprehensive Plan
- A comprehensive plan develops policies that will help guide future ordinances, budgets, and master plans.
- The 2040 Plan was adopted last year to manage growth and development for the City and was a revision to the 2035 Plan that was originally adopted in 2009.
- Shape Sioux Falls 2040 Plan
- Shape Sioux Falls 2035 Plan
Top 10 Wins
Top 10 Wins
Planning & Building Services created so many wins for the people of Sioux Falls in 2016, but we've narrowed it down to the Top 10 Wins to celebrate the achievements captured in our great city last year.
Contribute towards shaping Sioux Falls as a community of choice that is guided by innovative plans and policies, and land use requirements which are clearly defined and reasonable. Facilitate minimum life safety standards for building projects through a customer-service focused plan review, permitting and inspection function.
The Planning and Building Services Department is responsible for managing the orderly development of Sioux Falls and overseeing the protection of property along with ensuring public safety in building construction and maintenance.