Montgomery County Permits (Maryland)

Search for Montgomery County, MD county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Montgomery County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Montgomery County permits. Clerks in Montgomery County, Maryland may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Montgomery County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Montgomery County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Montgomery County Clerk Rockville MD 50 Maryland Avenue 20850 240-777-9464


A Montgomery County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Montgomery County, Maryland may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Montgomery County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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


A Montgomery County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Montgomery County, Maryland may issue county permits. These Montgomery County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Montgomery County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county 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


A Montgomery County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Montgomery County, Maryland issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Montgomery County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Montgomery County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information 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