Montgomery County Building Permits (Maryland)

Search for Montgomery County, MD building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Montgomery County, MD create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Montgomery County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Montgomery County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Montgomery County building permit. Montgomery County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Montgomery County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Gaithersburg Planning Department Gaithersburg MD 31 South Summit Avenue 20877 301-258-6330

Maryland Planning Department North Potomac MD 14211 Quince Orchard Road 20878 301-208-0200

Montgomery County Permits Rockville MD 255 Rockville Pike 20850 240-777-6300

Rockville City Zoning Rockville MD 111 Maryland Avenue 20850 240-314-8220

Rockville Permits Rockville MD 111 Maryland Ave 20850 240-314-8240


Town and City Halls in Montgomery County, MD provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Montgomery County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Montgomery County, Maryland. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Montgomery County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Barnesville Town Hall Barnesville MD 18001 Barnesville Road 20838 240-489-3036

Chevy Chase Town Hall Chevy Chase MD 4301 Willow Lane 20815 301-654-7144

Gaithersburg City Hall Gaithersburg MD 31 South Summit Avenue 20877 301-258-6300

Glen Echo Town Hall Glen Echo MD 6106 Harvard Avenue 20812 301-320-4041

Kensington Town Hall Kensington MD 3710 Mitchell Street 20895 301-949-2424

Laytonsville Town Hall Gaithersburg MD 21607 Laytonsville Road 20882 301-869-0042

Poolesville Town Hall Poolesville MD 19721 Beall St 20837 301-428-8927

Rockville City Hall Rockville MD 111 Maryland Avenue 20850 240-314-5000

Somerset Town Hall Chevy Chase MD 4510 Cumberland Avenue 20815 301-657-3211

Takoma Park City Hall Takoma Park MD 7500 Maple Avenue 20912 301-891-7100

Washington Grove Town Hall Washington Grove MD 300 Grove Avenue 20880 301-926-2256


Code Enforcement Offices in Montgomery County, MD are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Montgomery County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Montgomery County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Montgomery County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Montgomery County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Gaithersburg Planning & Code Enforcement Gaithersburg MD 31 South Summit Avenue 20877 301-258-6330

Montgomery County Housing Code Enforcement Rockville MD 100 Maryland Avenue 20850 240-777-3600

Rockville Code Enforcement Rockville MD 2 West Montgomery Avenue 20850 240-314-8330

Takoma Park Code Enforcement Takoma Park MD 7500 Maple Avenue 20912 301-891-7100