Permeable Pavers

New RainScapes applications are not being accepted at this time. All rebate funds for the current fiscal year have been reserved. Please check back in July 2022 when new funds become available. 

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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.


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

Project Guidelines

While new applications are not being accepted at this time, please feel free to review the Permeable Paver Design Guidelines and resources below to get a head start on planning your project. Applications should reopen on or around July 1, 2022.

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.