Planning & Development Services


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.


Planning and Development Services 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.

Planning and Development Services

Planning General Line - 605-367-8888

Development Services:
Permit Technicians and Inspection Scheduling - 605-367-8670

Housing General Line: 605-367-8180


Planning and Development Services Director:
Jeff Eckhoff - 605-367-8232

Development Services Manager:
Matt Tobias - 605-367-1896

Chief Building Official:
Butch Warrington - 605-367-8667

Housing Manager:
Chellee Unruh - 605-367-8177