A Sioux Falls Zoning Ordinance
“Shape Places” is a context-based zoning ordinance and major update of the current Zoning Ordinance that was last updated in 1983. The new zoning ordinance will provide:
More Development Options
New Density Options –
Mixed Uses –
Consistent and Predictable Rgulations
Make sure everyone “knows the rules of the game” with clear and objective standards.
Less Conditional Uses, Overlay Districts and Planned Developments.
Updated Parking, Landscaping and Signage Regulations
Instead allow additional development options within new and existing conventional zoning districts.
New or Innovative Site Planning Options
A User-Friendly Format
Easier to understand through the introduction of forms, illustrations, and cross-reference links.
New Zoning Map – easier to review
Visit the webpage in mid to late September
for a full draft of the Shape Places Zoning Ordinance!
What is context-based zoning? District + Form + Use
Different Neighborhoods have different contexts