The Department of Permitting Services partners with the Montgomery County business community to ensure that you have the tools and information you need to make smart decisions about buying, leasing or building spaces and about the permits and licenses you need to successfully open and operate your business. This page is designed with the business owner in mind. If you don’t find what you are looking for, please contact us. You may also want to visit the Montgomery County Business Center. Check out the Business Funding and Initiatives webpage for more information and resources. 


Who to Hire

Hiring someone to do or complete your project? Safe construction begins when qualified, licensed, and experienced professionals are hired. Please see the links below to assist you in selecting the right person for your job.


Whether before, during or after construction, inspections are the key to building and maintaining the safest building possible. Below is a list of resources about the inspections that DPS performs during the life of your business. You can also find individual inspector information and the results of your most recent inspection.