Building Permit applications are to be completed online. If applying for a residential driveway permit, please go to Online Permit Applications; enter the information directly into the County’s Permitting System under Site/Road Permit; write down the application number created and bring the number with you to the Permits Center.
Applicant is required to bring in 3 copies of the Site/Plot Plan showing driveway location with dimensions. These drawings will be reviewed by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement, and a Structural Engineer.
A Driveway Permit is issued with a one-year expiration date.
An extension is allowed with the payment of an extension fee.
Construction must meet County specs and standards.
Instructions for inspections are provided with the issued permit.
At least 30 days are required after final acceptance of the permit work to receive refund of a cash bond.