Planning & Development Services

COVID-19 Response

The City is committed to maintaining the business operations and essential services while making efforts to protect the health of City employees and slow the spread of COVID-19. Permit, Inspection, Code Enforcement and Planning services provided by the City of Sioux Falls are available online, by the phone or in person at the City Center.


Customer Self Service (CSS) is an online tool for our customers to conduct business with the City. For more information GO TO CSS. Please allow up to 48 hours for new account approvals.


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.