setting up a new business
Retail and Wholesale Trader's License
If your new business in Prince George's County involves retail, wholesaling items, or opening a chain store, you will need to obtain a Trader's License from the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk.
Different permits are required for different types of food services, including restaurants, fast food, farmer's markets, special events, and warehouses - go to the Prince George's County Health Service website or call 301-883-7690.
Residential Construction Firms and Trades
If you are starting your own construction firm or are a trades person and will be working on residential structures, a special license is needed from the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk.
Visit the BLIS Through Prince George's County's Website
Prince George's County directs propsective and current business owners to browse the State of Maryland's license directory for the relevant information when operating in the County.
building, renovating, and improving
New Construction or Alterations
The Permits and Review Group (PRG) of Prince George's County reviews and approve plans for construction, including structural, mechanical, electrical, fire, and life safety-related issues throughout a construction project. The law requires a permit to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, move, improve, connect, demolish, use and/or occupy, or raze any building. Visit PRG's site for online services or call 301-883-5900.