Planning & Building Services

Top 10

Top 10 Wins of 2015

Planning and Building Services accomplished many things on behalf of the people of Sioux Falls in 2015. These are the achievements we consider to be the top wins of the past year.


Planning and Building Services Top 10 Wins
Sidewalk Snow

Sidewalk Snow Removal

The City of Sioux Falls requires all public sidewalks cleared of ice and snow within 48 hours after completion of each snow or ice accumulation. Call 978-6900 during normal business hours, or leave a voice message after hours or on weekends, to report violations.


Don’t Wait: Shovel Within 48
Sidewalk Snow Violations
SCOOP IT Program
Bike Safety

Bike Safety

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.


Rules of the Road
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
Sign Codes

Sign Codes and Design Review Districts

Need information on outdoor or advertising signs? The links below will give you the information you need to know before you put up your signs...
Sign Code Book - Currently Under Review
 

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

Sioux Falls Population Estimate Is 173,300

Upon another record year of construction, strong job growth, and improvements within our community’s quality of life standards, Sioux Falls continues to see its …

Posted 01/26/2016 in Planning & Building Services

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Vision

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.

Mission

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.