Pavement Removal

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 removing pavement and replacing it with turf grass (sod) or native plants.

Eligible properties are offered a financial rebate of $3 (sod) or $4 (native plants) per square foot, with a minimum volume of 100 square feet. Properties are eligible to receive a lifetime total of $2,500 in rebates.

To receive a rebate you must retain and submit itemized receipts and/or final invoices for all project costs. The rebate amount cannot exceed documented costs.

Projects must be completed within 6 months of approval.


  • More green space and improved aesthetics in your yard.
  • Filter pollutants out of runoff as water drains through roots and soil.
  • Provide habitat for birds, butterflies and beneficial insects.
  • Reduce stormwater runoff
 Still have questions? Contact: 

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

Application Process


Verify Residency

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


Review Project Guidelines

Review the Pavement Removal Application Instructions and Design Guidelines. Projects must meet these criteria to be eligible for a rebate.


Fill out Application

Complete the online application and attach photos of the project site. Wait for approval and sign the Property Owner Approval before beginning your project.