Tree Canopy

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 planting native trees and other practices.

Eligible properties are offered a financial rebate of $150 per tree.To receive a rebate you must apply prior to planting your tree 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.

Trees must be planted after September 15 and before May 30 to be eligible for a rebate.


  • Increase property value
  • Shade homes and protect against cold during the winter
  • Filter pollutants out of runoff
  • Stabilize soils
  • Provide habitat for birds, butterflies and beneficial insects
 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 Tree Canopy Design Guidelines, approved tree list, species restrictions and resources below to get a head start on planning your project. Applications should reopen on or around July 1, 2022.