Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board with the authority to vary the zoning ordinance requirements for height, setback, yard, parking, or density. Variances are granted on properties that have special circumstances due to the lot’s shape, topography, or other similar situations.

Number of Members

5

Special Qualifications

Persons with expert knowledge of construction, architecture, fine arts, engineering, landscape architecture, law, or practical experience in related land use areas.

Residency/Registered Voter Requirement

Must be a resident and registered voter of Sioux Falls.

Summary of Duties

Conduct public meetings and make decisions based on their authority granted in state law and Zoning Ordinance.

Liaison:
Shawna Goldammer
Zoning Enforcement Manager
Planning and Building Services/
Zoning Services
City Hall, Ground Floor
224 West Ninth Street
P.O. Box 7402 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-7402
605-367-8254