Business Licenses

The City's Code was amended by Ordinance No. 3817, adopted February 21, 2017, to remove the requirements for a business license other than for that of a temporary businesses.

Upon approval of an application for a license required by the City Code, the city clerk shall issue licenses upon payment of the following fees:

TEMPORARY BUSINESS LICENSE:  For temporary businesses for the sale of goods, wares, or merchandise, either wholesale or retail, the fee shall be three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375.00).  Such licenses shall be effective for a period of two (2) months from the date of their issuance and may be renewed for two (2) like periods thereafter upon payment of an additional fee of three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375.00) per period, said licenses to be effective for a total duration of no more than six (6) months.  For the purposes of this subsection, a temporary business is a business wherein the proprietor is not the owner of the building or premises upon which such business is conducted and has a lease for a term of less than one (1) year.

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City Clerk’s Office:
City Hall
57 N Liberty Street
Cumberland, MD
Phone: 301-759-6447