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Residential
Community Enhancement

Community enhancement inspections are conducted throughout the City of Rockville to accomplish the following:
  • Identify code violations
  • Educate the community on property maintenance codes
  • Improve overall quality of life in City of Rockville neighborhoods
  • Preserve property values

Community enhancement and code inspections are assigned to inspectors, assigned to six zones. Report code enforcement violations in Rockville.

Rental Inspections and Licensing
All rental properties must pass the required inspection for property maintenance, health and safety deficiencies every two years, prior to the issuance of a rental license. Single family dwellings include detached houses, townhouses and condominiums. Multifamily dwellings (apartments) are inspected and licensed annually.

Typical code violations include:
  • Abandoned or junk vehicles
  • Chipped and peeling paint
  • Defective sheds, garages, fences, etc.
  • General exterior maintenance
  • Infestation of pests/rodents
  • Missing address numbers
  • Missing or defective smoke detectors
  • Overcrowding and prohibited habitation
  • Parking on the grass
  • Tall grass and weeds (in excess of 10 inches)
  • Trash and waste accumulation
  • Unsanitary conditions

Permit and License Applications

The Community Enhancement Code Enforcement Division is located at 2 West Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850 or 240-314-8330.

Updated May 2014