Are You Ready for Electronic Permitting?

For permit submission, multiple jurisdictions in the Washington, DC metro area are transitioning from paper to digital drawing sets. Though there are many similarities in each jurisdiction’s requirements, there are differences in the details that architects and engineers must understand to be compliant.

These details are summarized below for Washington, DC; Arlington County, VA; Montgomery County, MD; and Prince George’s County, MD. For more information, click the links below to visit each jurisdiction’s website.

Updated 10/27/2016 at 5:15 pm


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As noted in the chart above, nearly every jurisdiction has slightly different requirements for sheet setup, and requirements may change. Before starting a new design project in any of these jurisdictions, your team should check the website of the permitting division for the jurisdiction in which your project is located to confirm submission requirements (provided below) and make sure your design templates are properly formatted for permit submission.

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Links for More Information

Washington, DC

Arlington County, VA

Montgomery County, MD

Prince George’s County, MD