Business Licensing Requirements

 License Type
Fee Code
After Hours Convenience Store Registration No fee​ CB-48
After Hours Convenience Store Registration
CB-48 Commercial Checklist
Convenience Store Security Training Video
CB-48
Food Truck Hub License    Sec. 5-189.02
If operating 60 days a year or less $500 + 5% Technology Fee of $25 for a total of $525
If operating more than 60 days a year $3,500 + 5% Technology Fee of $175 for a total of $3,675
Special Food Service Facility Mobile Unit License    Sec. 5-2803
Food Truck Hub License (1 year) $300 + 5% Technology Fee of $15 for a total of $315  
Temporary Special Event, Fair or Festival License (30 days) $100 + 5% Technology Fee of $5 for a total of $105  
Fortunetelling

Fortunetelling License $393.75 annually Sec. 5-160
New licenses are limited by Code. Contact the Licensing Center at 301.883.3840 for availability.
Peddlers & Itinerant Vendors

License (ice cream truck only) $120.75 annually Sec. 5-191
Public Dances

License (both Adult & Teen) $1,575 annually Sec. 5-198
Solicitor (Door-to-Door)

License $52.50 annually Sec. 5-207
Charitable Exemption Application $25 annually Sec. 5-207
Secondhand & Pawn Dealers

Secondhand Dealer License $1,050 annually Sec. 5-234
New Employee (initial license) $157.50 Sec. 5-234
Employee’s License Renewal $105 annually Sec. 5-234
Pawn Dealer licenses are limited by Code. Contact the Licensing Center at 301.883.3840 for availability.
Massage Therapy

License (Therapist) Licensed by Maryland Department of Mental Health & Hygiene, 410-764-4738
Adult Book Store and/or
Adult Video Store


License No fee - 3 years Sec. 5-2703
Building Contractor

License (initial application) $126 Sec. 2-253.09
Renewal $78.75 annually Sec. 2-253.11
Homeowner Waiver No fee
Electrical

License by Examination

Master (limited & unlimited) $126 Sec. 2-253.53
Journeyman $105 Sec. 2-253.53
Reciprocal Electrical License

Master $126 Sec. 2-253.53
Master (limited) $126 Sec. 2-253.53
License (all contractors) $210 Sec. 2-253.53
Journeyman $105 Sec. 2-253.53
Renewal Licenses

Journeyman $105 biannually Sec. 2-253.55
Apprentice $52.50 biannually Sec. 2-253.55
Master (limited & unlimited) & Contractor $336 biannually Sec. 2-253.55
Motor Vehicle Repair Facility

License $78.75 annually Sec. 26A-105
Off-Road Vehicle

Registration Tag $31.50 biannually Sec. 26-173
Television & Radio Equipment Repair Facility

License $78.75 annually Sec. 24A-105
Going Out Of Business Sale

Permit $10.50 Sec. 14-124