Licensing & Permits

In order to own or operate a business within the corporate limits of the City of New Carrollton, you are required to have a City License along with a Prince George's County and State of Maryland licenses. The license must be obtained prior to the first day of business and renewed yearly from July 1 through June 30 from the City and paying the applicable fee. Establishments required to have these credentials include but are not limited to the following

  • Retail, wholesale or manufacturing business
  • Mobile vendor
  • Solicitor or any special event host or operator
  • Eating or drinking establishment
  • Hotel, motel or the like
  • Any service to engage in or carry on any business or solicitation within the corporate limits of the City

Childcare and Daycare Providers:

Documents are required from the following departments:

Business License fees are currently $110. They may be paid via check, money order, or major credit card (credit cards accepted in person only). You must fill out a Business License Application (PDF) and submit payment either by mail to or in person at City Hall.