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


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.

Jason Bieber
Senior Planner 
Planning and Development Services
City Center
231 N Dakota Ave
P.O. Box 7402 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-7402