Planning Commission

The Planning Commission serves as an advisory board to the City Council. The Commission creates and adopts a master plan for the physical development of the municipality, and considers and makes recommendations on land use and zoning matters.

The currently adopted comprehensive plan for Sioux Falls is Shape Sioux Falls 2040. Shape Sioux Falls 2040 was updated in 2016 after a year and half process of open house and public hearings. Shape Sioux Falls 2035 was adopted during the winter of 2009. This comprehensive plan went through a two-year public involvement process of workshops, visioning surveys, and policy discussions.

Number of Members

9

Special Qualifications

Knowledge or experience to act in matters pertaining to the development administration of a city plan, and who shall not hold any elective office in the city government.

Residency/Registered Voter Requirement

Must be a resident and registered voter of Sioux Falls.

Summary of Duties

Create and adopt a master plan for the physical development of the municipality, and consider and make recommendations on land use and zoning matters.

Liaison:
Jeff Schmitt
Chief Planning and Zoning Official
Planning and Building Services
City Hall, Ground Floor
224 West Ninth Street
P.O. Box 7402
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402
605-367-8891
jschmitt@SIOUXFALLS.org