6 months into the calendar year and building permit numbers in Rapid City are continuing to rise.
The total number of residential building permits issued so far is 380, only 25 less than all permits for residential buildings issued in 2012.
As of June 30th a total of 1,972 building permits had been issued, putting total permit valuation at more than 128 million dollars. 2012's year totals were more than 207 million.
In the past 4 years 2011 saw the highest permit valuation numbers with a total of more than 258 million dollars for the year.