Maryland County Rental License and Registration Requirements

2/10/16 3:54 PM Rent Court Manager Maryland Rental Property Owners

The following list of Maryland Counties shows which have requirements. Use this to assist with your eviction filing based on the location of your property. If it’s required and you file without evidence of registration or license, your case will be dismissed. You'll want to verify and research yourself to be certain of your obligations as a landlord.

Maryland County Registration Requirement? Contact Information
Allegany No 301-777-5951
Anne Arundel Yes, multiple dwelling or rooming house 410-222-7000
Baltimore City Yes 410-396-3575
Baltimore Yes 410-887-8099
Calvert No 410-535-1600 x2552
301-855-1243 x2552
Caroline No 410-479-8100
Carroll No 410-386-2030
Cecil No 410-996-5235
Charles No 301-934-9305
301-870-3388
Dorchester No 410-228-1700
Frederick No 301-600-2313
301-600-1023
Garrett Only for Transient Vacation Rental Unit 301-334-1920
Harford No 410-638-3385
Howard Yes, rented dwellings 410-313-2455
Kent No 410-778-4600
Montgomery Yes 240-777-3666
Prince George’s Yes 301-883-6100
Queen Anne’s No 410-758-3977
St. Mary’s No 301-866-6590
Somerset No 410-946-5400
Talbot No 410-770-6821
Washington No 240-313-2210
301-432-4752
Wicomico No 410-548-4860
Worcester No 410-632-1200

Business License or local jursidicational permitting requirement: No state-wide statute, but local cities and counties may have regulations and requirements.  Check with your local governing authority or contact our office for assistance.
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