A demolition permit is required for the removal or demolition of any major structure.
- Don’t start work without an approved permit. A violation could result in a code enforcement violation with a penalty fee.
MYGOVERNMENTONLINE Plan Submittal Requirements
Naming Convention - [house or building number] [street name] [#suite number if applicable] [name of the plans]. Example – 111marylandavenuebuildingplans or 111marylandavenue#suite200buildingplans
PDF files are strongly recommended for plans submissions. 1 file = 1 plan.
Please do not submit JPEG for plan submissions.
Plans should be submitted in black and white with no colors, to allow city staff to markup.
All drawings must be submitted in an unlocked PDF. If security settings are locked, city staff will be unable to edit, markup or approve.
Verification items such as trade licenses we can accept jpeg or tiffs image formats.
Note: There are no files size limitations for plan submission using mygovernmentonline.
Review the GuidelinesReview the demolition requirements before submitting the permit application.
Complete Permit ApplicationComplete the permit application and submit the application, additional materials and permit fee at:
City Hall, second floor
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
|City Condemned||$525 plus $.05 per cubic foot|
Evaluation of Historic SignificanceAny proposed demolition in the City of Rockville of a single-family dwelling, duplex, or up to three-story townhouse may be subject to an Evaluation of Historic Significance to determine the historic significance of the structure(s) proposed for demolition.
Schedule an InspectionAfter construction, schedule an inspection to ensure safety and code standards.
To schedule an inspection, log into MGO. Go to My Account and scroll down to My Permits. Click the Request button net to the permit for which you wish to schedule an inspection.
All utilities must be shut off and releases issued by all utility companies.