Facility Reservation - Council Office Building and Executive Office Building

The auditorium, cafeteria, and certain conference rooms in the Council Office Building and the Executive Office Building may be used by the public and government agencies holding meetings of a civic, cultural or educational nature. Visit the Montgomery County Government Buildings web page for facility descriptions, capacities and booking hours.

Facility Amenities

  • The Council Office Building offers a cafeteria, an auditorium, 4 conference rooms and 2 hearing rooms.
  • The Executive Office Building offers a large cafeteria, an auditorium, the lobby, and a conference room.
  • Parking in EOB is restricted. Groups using EOB or COB should use public level of garage next to Council Office Bldg. Important - the only access to public level of garage is from entrance at corner of Monroe Street & Rt 28. Parking is free after 6:00pm.


Room Type Local Government Agencies
Hourly Rate
Local Non-Profit Groups *
Hourly Rate
Out-of-County/For-Profit Groups
Hourly Rate
Auditorium (COB)
Auditorium (EOB)
Hearing Room (COB)
- with approval
Lobby (EOB)
$19 + $100 deposit
$25 + $100 deposit
$50 + $100 deposit
Cafeteria (COB)
$20 + $100 deposit
$25 + $100 deposit
$50 + $100 deposit
Cafeteria (EOB)
$35 + $100 deposit
$50 + $100 deposit
$100 + $100 deposit
Circuit Court Plaza (EOB)
Conference Room (COB & EOB)
Jury Parking Lot
(Rt. 28 & Monroe St.)


Staff Charges Hourly Rate
Security Staff - required for the following:
  • Groups larger than 100
  • Events serving food
  • Events including youths
  • After 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Building staff - may apply depending on the event $29.50/hr

Activity Restrictions

No unpermitted alcoholic beverages are allowed on County property. All rooms are to be left in the condition and arrangement in which they are found.

Apply for a Use Permit

Submission Window

Agency Group Type Window 1 for use Jan 1 - June 30 Window 2 for use July 1 - Dec 31
Government Agencies Submit beginning October 15th Submit beginning April 15th
Local Non-profit groups * Submit beginning November 15th Submit beginning May 15th
Out-of-County Non-profits
Commercial/For-profit groups
Submit beginning December 1st Submit beginning June 1st

Allow at least 7 business days to process requests.