Permeable Pavers

Applications are currently being accepted for projects that will be completed in 2021. If you wish to submit an application for a project that will be completed in 2022, please check back in October.

The City of Rockville provides rebates to single family residences, homeowners associations, condominium associations and non-profits for replacing existing impermeable surface with permeable pavers and other practices.

Eligible properties are offered a financial rebate of $1,200, or $4 per square foot up to $2,500, whichever is greater. To receive a rebate you must apply prior to beginning your project and retain and submit itemized receipts and/or final invoices for all project costs. The rebate amount cannot exceed documented costs. Properties are eligible to receive a lifetime total of $2,500 in rebates.

Projects must be completed within 6 months of approval.

 Benefits:

  • Increase property value
  • Improve aesthetic of your hardscape
  • Reduce need for salt and deicer in winter
  • Reduce runoff
  • Filter pollutants
 Still have questions? Contact: 

RainScapes Coordinator
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240-314-8877
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Application Process

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Verify Residency

Not all Rockville addresses are qualified residents. Check to make sure you're a resident by using our address check map.

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Review Project Guidelines

Review the Permeable Paver Retrofit Application Instructions and Design Guidelines before applying. Projects must meet these criteria to be eligible for a rebate.


Verify that your contractor is certified by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI)or is an experienced contractor who can submit a portfolio of 5 permeable paver projects.

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Fill out Application

Complete the online application and attach photos of the project site, contractor training verification or portfolio, and the project proposal from your contractor. Wait for approval and sign the Property Owner Approval before beginning your project.