- Permits & Inspections
Permits & Inspections
While City Hall is closed during COVID-19, some permits and licenses will be issued virtually using our virtual permit portal.
To find all available applications and required submittal documents for virtual permits, use the table below.
All documents must be compressed to a size under 25MB. For questions, contact 240-314-8240.
Both commercial and residential properties in the City of Rockville are required to obtain permits before starting construction projects related to electrical, plumbing, mechanical, structural work and more. Work in or adjacent to the public right-of-way or impacting trees or stormwater facilities also requires permits. Most permits also require one or more inspections before work is considered complete and final. Construction in Rockville is regulated by the city’s Municipal Code and Charter and Maryland Fire Prevention Code, among other codes and regulations.
Virtual Permit Applications
We are working to make all our permits available through the virtual permit portal. If the permit you need is not available through the portal, email your permit materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plumbers and electricians performing work in the city must hold valid master license with the city and are required to have their work inspected. Heating and cooling contractors with a mechanical permit may perform furnace and air conditioning work.
Contractor Letter of Authorization
Effective January 1, 2020, the City of Rockville will require an authorization letter be completed for all in person electrical applications and permit issuance.