While City Hall is closed during COVID-19, our licenses will be issued virtually

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