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Transmission Facilities Coordination Group

Towers and Antennas Application

Application Processing

Application Checklist

Beginning on February 1st, 2018, Montgomery County telecommunication applications will be filed online.  Please click here The process will allow for supporting documents to be attached to the online application.

Upon submission, applicants will receive a confirmation advising of the TFCG application number as well as confirming the type of application and the applicant's contact information.

During the month of February we are asking that you also submit a copy of your application via email to to guarantee a smooth transition. 

Please submit your TFCG application payment to:
Office of Cable & Broadband Services
51 Monroe St., Suite #300
Rockville, MD 20850
ATTN: Margie Williams

If an application requires a Request for Information (RFI) applicants will respond via email to

Application Deadlines

Applications should be submitted at least four weeks prior to a meeting. Submission of applications by these deadlines is not a guarantee that it will be on the agenda. Applications which are incorrect or incomplete cannot be processed until deemed complete and all relevant information is received.


The Transmission Facilities Coordination Group (TFCG) DOES NOT review telecommunication applications for the following municipalities that are located in Montgomery County.
The applications must be submitted to the municipality for their review and approval.

  • City of Gaithersburg
  • City of Rockville
  • Town of Barnesville
  • Town of Brookeville
  • Town of Laytonsville
  • Town of Poolesville
  • Town of Washington Grove

Structural Analysis Request

Although not usually required, submission of a structural analysis (if one has been completed) will help answer structural questions before they may become an issue. The exception to the above policy is in the case of construction of new structures. If a new tower is required because the carrier asserts that an existing facility is not structurally capable of supporting its antennas, then a structural analysis of the existing structure may be requested to support the application.


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