Permits Office Contact Information

Fort Washington Park, Piscataway Park, and Oxon Cove Park have many permitted activities each year. The Division of Permits Management is located within the National Mall and Memorial Parks next to the parks headquaters on Hains Point in Washington DC.


Hours of Operation

The Division of Permits Management is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The office is not open on federal holidays or during other times that National Mall and Memorial Parks offices are closed.



For questions about permits, including applying, location vailablity, status, and regulations, please call 202-245-4715 or e-mail us.

Please note-Applications and payments are not accepted via email.


Applications are accepted in person or by mail Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, except federal holidays or other National Mall & Memorial Parks office closures, at the following location:

National Mall and Memorial Parks

Division of Permits Management

900 Ohio Drive, SW

Washington, DC 20024

Applicants and permittees may also be required to mail additional event documents or attend meetings at this location during the permitting process.



Application fee payments are accepted by credit card, check and money order. Payment instructions are included on the application; please call 202-245-4715 if further instructions are needed.

Any additional required payments and instructions will be discussed during the permitting process after the application is received.

Receiving Applications

Permit applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and are date and time stamped upon arrival for documentation of order received. Applications can be submitted no sooner than one year in advance of the activity.

Locations for permitted activities are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For best results and to ensure timely processing, permit applications should be submitted in person or via overnight carrier service. Normal postal delivery can take 7-10 days to arrive.

Last updated: June 25, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744


(301) 763-4600

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