RAPID CITY, S.D. — Late-summer hail storms caused September building permit figures to spike in Rapid City.

The most serious storm was Aug. 14, when the city was pounded with hail up to 2 inches in diameter.

The Rapid City Journal reports that nearly 400 permits were issued last month for roofing repair work. That bumped total permits to 631, the eighth-highest number of permits issued in a month since 2000.

The total permit valuation for September surpassed $12 million.


Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com

SHARE
Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.