elevated deck off of a single family home

A building permit is required for all decks that are supported by footings regardless of the height above grade. For decks constructed with stairway illumination or hot tubs, spas, etc., an electrical permit may also be required.

Montgomery County Residential Deck Details may be used in lieu of construction plans for single span, single level decks. These decks cannot be constructed with roofs, screened porches, hot tubs, or other additional loads.

DPS is no longer accepting paper permit applications or plans. Information must be submitted using our eServices programs. For assistance with eServices please email DPS.eServices@montgomerycountymd.gov.


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