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Information Request for Documents from DPS

Available Records from DPS

Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services fulfills requests for the inspection and copying of records as provided for in Executive Regulation 27-01AM Requests under the Maryland Public Information Act.  Please note that the Department of Permitting Services (DPS) does not have any records available prior to October 17, 1986 with the exception of Well and Septic records which date back to 1943.  However, DPS does not have records available for every well and/or septic system in MontgomeryCounty.  The department’s archive is not comprehensive and does not include all records.

How to Request Records from DPS

It is best to request records from DPS by calling:

In Montgomery County, call 311

Outside of Montgomery County, call 240-777-0311

Your request may require multiple departments to respond and MC311 is equipped to coordinate the response.


You may submit your request for records through the DPS web site at:

Submit an Information Request

Please review the procedures, processing time and fees by clicking at:

Information Request Procedures and Fees

To obtain a copy of the Form click at:

Request For Information Form



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