Based on a state law that went into effect on July 1, 2021, the City of Rockville will no longer require you to obtain a master electrician’s license from our jurisdiction to perform electrical work. Please note - When submitting for an electrical permit, you should ensure that you have a valid Maryland state electrician license, verified via If the website is experiencing issues, we may ask you to provide a copy of your license to expedite your application. If the master electrician’s license was obtained from another local jurisdiction and not the state of Maryland, please provide a copy of that with your electrical application. If you have any questions you can send them to us at

As of Wednesday, June 15, 2022, printed Rental License Applications will no longer be accepted. All applications must be submitted online. If you have any questions, you can email us at