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Request Road Closure or Event

A permit is required to close a street for any type of event (e.g. race, parade, festival, etc). The first step in this process is for the resident to fill out and submit a permit application form. The form can be found and downloaded from the website referenced below.

The completed form must be submitted 2 months prior to the event to the Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Engineering, 100 Edison Park Drive, 4th Floor, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, or emailed to

If the road is a numbered route such as Rte. 355, 117, please contact the Maryland State Highway Administration at at 301.513.7300.

Find more information from the following link(s):
To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.

Last Updated: 10/12/2016 15:48:48