Occupancy

Any residential or commercial building with rental units or seeking to create rental units must obtain an occupancy permit.

 Tips: 
  • Don’t start occupancy 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.

Still have questions? Contact: 

Permits and Inspections
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240-314-8240
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Permit Process


Complete Permit Application


Apply Online


 Permit Fees


Type of BuildingFee
Single Family (one-time fee)$105
Commercial$131.50 per 5,000 square foot
 
 

 

Schedule an Inspection

After 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.