Current Planning

     Director:  Vicki Fisher
     Division Manager:  Jessica Olson
     Main Office: 
         300 Sixth Street
         Rapid City, SD  57701
     Telephone:  605-394-4120

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The Current Planning Division assists in the administration, leadership, management, and quality control of current planning development applications, which guides the physical development of the City.  The Division provides local officials, developers, engineers and others with information and assistance regarding comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations and other ordinance requirements and their application to specific development proposals.  The Division provides support and administration for the functions and agendas of the Planning Commission. It is the goal of this Division to develop partnerships and strong working relationships with other departments, elected and appointed officials and the public to attain excellent customer service.

Ordinance Amendments

Submittal Deadline Information

2024 Submittal Calendar 

2024 Development Application Submittal Deadline 

Development Applications

pdf Appointment of Authorized Representative to Sign Development Application - Single (175 KB)

pdf Appointment of Authorized Representative to Sign Development Application - Multiple (179 KB)

pdf Appointment of Authorized Representative to Sign Development Application - Corporate (176 KB)

pdf Affidavit of Authority to Sign on Behalf of Entity (9 KB)

pdf Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) (230 KB)

pdf Annexation Procedures (61 KB)

pdf Child Care Center (19 KB)

pdf Comprehensive Plan Amendment (49 KB)

pdf Conditional Use Permit (178 KB)

pdf Conditional Use Permit - Minimal Amendment (329 KB)

pdf De-Annexation (55 KB)  

pdf De-Annexation Reference and Resolution (259 KB)

pdf Development Application (183 KB)

pdf Elevation Certificate (1.58 MB)

pdf Family Day Care (240 KB)

pdf Historic Preservation 11.1 Review (573 KB)

pdf Home Occupation Certificate (16 KB)

pdf Medical Cannabis Provisional Zoning Compliance Letter Application (671 KB)

pdf Parking Regulations (556 KB)

pdf Planned Development Designation Procedure* (150 KB)

pdf Planned Development - Initial* (336 KB)

pdf Planned Development Final - Major Amendment* (167 KB)

pdf Planned Development - Minimal Amendment* (329 KB)

pdf Plat - Layout Plan (67 KB)

pdf Plat - Preliminary Subdivision Plan (177 KB)

pdf Plat - Development Engineering Plans (349 KB)

pdf Plat - Final (409 KB)

pdf Plat - Minor (283 KB)

pdf Plat - Lot Line Adjustment or Consolidation (371 KB)

pdf Plat - H Lot (319 KB)

pdf Plat - Transfer (476 KB)

pdf Rapid City Stormwater Quality Manual (5.74 MB)

pdf Rezoning Procedure (257 KB)

pdf Sidewalk Cafe Regulations (57 KB)

pdf Sidewalk Cafe Procedure and Application (173 KB)

pdf Sidewalk Vendor Regulations (332 KB)

pdf Subdivision Improvements Estimate (12 KB)

pdf Tax Increment Checklist (107 KB)

pdf Tax Increment Financing Application (141 KB)

pdf Tax Increment Financing Guide (194 KB)

pdf Vacation of Easement (294 KB)

pdf Vacation of Right-of-Way/Vacation of Section Line Highway Procedure (172 KB)

pdf Variance (852 KB)

pdf Zoning District Administrative Exception (328 KB)

*These applications require a site plan to be filed with the application.  If you have questions on creating a sample site plan please contact Community Planning and Development Services.

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