Zoning Division

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
Flood Maps

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

The City of Sioux Falls has received an official Letter of Final Flood Elevation Determinations dated October 24, 2011; FIRM maps and new flood insurance ordinance was adopted by Council November 14, 2011...

FEMA's Flood Map Service Center [Effective]
Flood Plain Management Program
2015 Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps
Manufactured homes

Manufactured homes

Manufactured homes are allowed in the City of Sioux Falls in licensed manufactured home parks or in the MH-Residential Zoning district.  If you are considering moving a manufactured home into the City of Sioux Falls, please contact Zoning at 367-8254 for placement permits. 

Manufactured Home Placement Permits
Signs Permitted

What types of signs are permitted?

Do you have questions about which signs need permits and what types of signs are not allowed?

What types of signs are permitted under City Ordinance?

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, December 1, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 11/24/2015 in Planning & Building Services

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What We Do

The Planning and Building Services Zoning Enforcement Division provides implementation of standards for protection of property and shall implement the mission by providing assistance to the public in understanding and complying with zoning, floodplain, and subdivision ordinances which are intended to carry out the comprehensive plan, preserve property values, and promote harmonious land uses.