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. 

Please allow two weeks (14 business days) for application processing.