The Pennington County Courthouse is a modern neo-classical structure located in downtown Rapid City. The current structure was
originally constructed in 1922 with subsequent renovations and the addition of a new annex in 1990.
The Pennington County Courthouse is located at 315 St. Joseph Street, at the intersection of Fourth
Street and St. Joseph Street in downtown Rapid City.
Keep in mind that you must pass a security screening process in order to enter the Pennington County
Courthouse. It is illegal to bring knives or weapons into the courthouse. To avoid delay, leave all pocket-knives, multi-tool
pliers, chemicals, pepper spray, and other weapons or unneeded items in your car.
Two-hour parking is available in the lot on the south side of the courthouse. Long-term parking is
available in the parking ramp and the lot on the east side of the courthouse complex.
Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 230
Rapid City, SD 57709