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This is a list of Montgomery County Municipalities and Special Taxing Districts (*). Several Municipalities require building permits in addition to the required County building permit.

City Permit Approval is Required Before Application to the County for:

Barnesville, Brookeville, Chevy Chase Village, Laytonsville, Poolesville, Takoma Park, Village of Drummond and Washington Grove.

County Permit Application is Required Before Application to the City for:

Town of Chevy Chase, Chevy Chase Section 3, Chevy Chase Section 5, Chevy Chase Village, Glen Echo, Kensington, Village of Martin's Additions and Somerset.

Both County and City Permits are Required (No Specific Order of Issuance):

Village of North Chevy Chase, Garrett Park and Chevy Chase View.

County Permit Only for:

Friendship Heights and Oakmont. 

City Permit Only, No County Permit Required for:

City of Rockville and City of Gaithersburg

If you have specific questions about permit requirements in any of these Municipalities and Special Taxing Districts, please contact them directly. General Information/Questions about Montgomery County permit requirements should be directed to (240)777-0311. If property is in a Common Ownership Community, please contact the Association to assure that you are in compliance with their requirements/process

Towns and Muncipalites
Village of Martin's Additions
7013 B Brookville Road, Suite B 
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 656-4112
Village Manager


Village of Chevy Chase, Sec. 5
P.O. Box 15140
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 986-5481
Francis L. Higgins

Town of Laytonsville
P.O. Box 5158
Laytonsville, MD 20882
(301) 869-0042
Charles Olin


Town of Barnesville
P.O. Box 95
Barnesville, MD 20838
(301) 972-8411
Patricia H. G. Menke

Town of Oakmont
PO. Box 34078
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 564-1913
Charles Wells


Village of North Chevy Chase
P.O.Box 15887
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-7084
Sally Klippel

Town of Brookeville
5 High Street
Brookeville, MD 20833
(301) 774-6206
Diane Allan

City of Gaithersburg
31 South Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 258-6330
Building and Code Administration
Town of Poolesville
P.O. Box 158
Poolesville, MD 20837
(301) 428-8927
Nancy I. Fost
Town of Chevy Chase
4301 Willow Lane
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Todd C. Hoffman
Town Manager


Town of Washington Grove
PO. Box 216
Washington Grove, MD 20880
(301) 926-2256
Kathryn L. Lehman

Town of Garrett Park
P. 0. Box 84
Garrett Park, MD 20896
(301) 933-7488
Glenda Ingham


City of Rockville
111 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 314-8240
Permit Section

Town of Glen Echo
P.O. Box 598, Town Hall
Glen Echo, MD 20812
(301) 320-4041
Edie Springuel


Town of Somerset
4510 Cumberland Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 657-3211
Rich Charnovich

Town of Chevy Chase View*
P.O. Box 136
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 933-8996
Jana Coe


Chevy Chase Village
5906 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 654-7300

Village of Friendship Heights*
4433 South Park Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 656-2797
Julian P. Mansfield


City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-7119
Planning Division

Village of Chevy Chase, Sec. 3
PO. Box 15281
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 656-9117
Attn: Council Chairman

Town of Kensington
3710 Mitchell Street
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 949-2424






Village of Drummond
Town Manager
4606 Drummond Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815





Call for More Information
In Montgomery County 311
Outside of Montgomery County 240-777-0311
Other Agencies to Contact
Other Agencies and Utilities to Contact Allegheny Power
  Board of Appeals
  Historical Society
  Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
  Maryland Department of the Environment
  Maryland Division of State Documents
  Miss Utility
  MNCPPC: Historic Area Work Permits
  MNCPPC: MC Atlas
  MNCPPC: Zoning
  Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO)