What criteria are used in passing judgment on my application?
Approval centers on the following considerations:

  • Is the application complete and does the project comply with all applicable subdivision and zoning regulations, particularly building setback, height, coverage and storm water management?

  • Have all neighboring property owners been properly notified by the applicant?

  • Will the proposed work adversely affect the health and safety of adjoining property owners, or the enjoyment of their property?

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1. Which permits require Montgomery County Maryland approval as well as Town approval?
2. When is a tree removal permit required for trees on my property?
3. What if I am in the Historic District of Somerset?
4. What is meant by the Town’s Right-of-Way?
5. What criteria are used in passing judgment on my application?
6. May I present my application in person?
7. What are the costs associated with a permit application?
8. When will I be notified of the decision on my permit application?
9. When are building permits due in order to be considered at a regularly scheduled Town Council meeting on the first Monday of every month?
10. Can I pay a late fee and still have my building application approved at the regularly scheduled Council meeting?
11. May I apply for a waiver for certain permit requirements?
12. May I appeal the Council or Mayor’s Decision?
13. What are the days and hours that construction work can start and end?