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City of Rapid City

City Services

Air Quality


  • General Aviation - Badging, Fixed Base Operator (FBO) services, pilot information, airport rules and regulations
  • Traveler Information - Arrivals, departures, airlines, schedules, ground transportation, parking, security, directions

Building Permits & Inspections


Code Enforcement

  • Ordinances - Learn about City codes (snow, grass, weeds, junk, signs), report violations, code enforcement statistics

Community Assistance



Geographic Information System (GIS)

  • Maps - Major streets, delivery routes, data grids, FEMA flood maps, parking maps, planning maps, voting maps
  • Rapid Map - Property information, aerial photography, zoning information, contours


Historic Preservation

Legal Information


License Information

  • License Holders - Alcohol, adult oriented business, utilities, roofing, venders, pawn shops, security, and others


  • Parks Department - Parks, park shelters, shelter reservations, bike paths, flower gardens, trails, urban forestry

Public Safety and Emergency Services

  • Emergencies - Dial 911.
  • Fire Department (non-emergency) - Learn about all the services provided by the Fire Department.
    • Community Involvement - Fire Ops 101, Honor Guard
    • Education - Kids fire safety activities, safety tips, EMT renewal, request for safety information
    • Operations - Emergency medical, fire, and special operations, fire station and apparatus information
    • Prevention - Permits, residential fire sprinklers, wildland urban interface
  • Police (non-emergency) - Learn about the various services provided by the Police Department.
    • Community Involvement - Cadets, Citizens Police Academy, YO! Academy, Auxilary, Honor Guard, Crime Prevention
    • Field Services - Sector policing, K9 unit, Street Crimes unit, Special Response Team
    • Investigations - Gang Task Force, school liasons, UNET evidence, fingerprinting
    • Support Services - Records, training, community relations, crime analysis, Police Chaplains
    • Statistics and Reports - Accident reports, daily crime log, investigation and crime reporting statistics, neighborhood watch

Public Works

  • Engineering Services - Bids, Request for Proposals, construction, flood & drainage information, capital improvement plan


  • Golf - Meadowbrook and Executive golf course information
  • Ice Skating - Hours, rates, hocky programs, figure skating programs, schedules, parties
  • Swimming - Pool locations, hours, rates, lessons, babysitter's course, rentals, parties

Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

Solid Waste

  • Compost - Yard waste and compost information
  • Curbside Collection -  Garbage (trash) collection rates and schedules
  • Landfill - Rate, hours, Material Recovery Facility (MRF), Recycling, asbestos information

Streets and Transportation

Water, Waste Reclamation (sewer) and Stormwater


  • Volunteer Opportunities - Citizen Interest application, Library volunteer application, Retired Senior Volunteer Program