City COVID-19 Notices
Phase 2 reopening begins week of July 6.
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Commercial Permits

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Building & Occupancy Permits

Required for

  • New commercial building
  • Additions, structural or exterior modifications
  • Foundation work
  • Building demolition
  • Interior demolition
  • Interior fit up
  • Requests for use and occupancy
  • Apartments and condominiums - with the exception of 2 over 2 condominiums, use commercial building permits

Electrical Permit Application

Commercial electrical work: additions or alterations

Mechanical (HVAC) Permits

Commercial heating ventilation, and air conditioning work

Temporary Outdoor Seating and Curbside Pickup Permit

The City of Gaithersburg is accepting Temporary Outdoor Seating for restaurants and Curbside Pickup Permits for restaurants and retailers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Swimming Pool Permit Application

Commercial swimming pool construction or renovation

Tent Permit Application

Tent permits are required for any tents 120 square feet or larger set up for any type of commercial use

Trailer Permit Application

Trailers installed for any commercial use require a permit. This includes construction trailers, sales trailers, office trailers, storage trailers, and the like