Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA)

Maryland's Public Information Act (MPIA) grants the people of this state a broad right of access to public records while protecting legitimate governmental interests and the privacy rights of individual citizens. When requesting public records maintained by Montgomery County Government, please reference the contact list and forward your inquiry to the appropriate departmental representative(s).



Montgomery County Executive Regulation #27-01AM, under the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA), allows examination of permitting records. You may request copies of or review available permit related documents. Please not that customized records will be not generated to fulfill a public information request as outlined in the MPIA. DPS tracks all record requests from receipt of requested to response.

DPS fees for processing record request are governed under Montgomery County Executive Regulation #27-01AM under the Maryland Public Information Act. There is an additional fee of $48/hr for research, retrieval and reproduction of requested material after the first 2 hours.

  • If Request is not picked up or reviewed within 2 weeks of notification, Request will be cancelled without refund.
  • DPS does not have jurisdictions for properties located within City of Rockville (240-314-5000) and City of Gaithersburg (301-258-6330), please contact them directly.

DGS has a portfolio of varied functions for the following core businesses:

  • Fleet Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Capital Projects
  • County-owned Real Estate
  • Energy and Sustainability Projects

Please ONLY email us your requests relevant to the above business subjects.

For all other subjects, please refer to the MPIA Lead Departmental Contacts web page for assistance.

Leave and Overtime/Compensatory Requests

Leave Request Application
(Instructions in PowerPoint or PDF Format)

This application replaces the old DGS Electronic Leave Request. Use this application to request (to USE/SPEND) Annual, Sick, Compensatory, Administrative, Personal Day, Training, Furlough, etc. leaves.

Overtime/Compensatory Request Application
(Instructions in PowerPoint or PDF Format)

Use this application to submit planned (paid) overtime requests or to request to EARN compensatory hours. It is currently available to DBDC staff only. Please see your IT staff to set up access to this application.

Please contact your IT staff if you have any question.
Here are OLD Leave Request and OLD Overtime/Compensatory Request records (READ/VIEW ONLY) before 04/15/2017.