Business License, Rental License, & Permits

If you own/operate a Business and/or a Rental Property in the City of New Carrollton, in addition to the County and State Licenses, an annual City of New Carrollton License is required.

Business License

Any/All business in the City of New Carrollton must be registered, and maintain a valid business license in accordance with City of New Carrollton City Code, Chapter 75: Licenses.

Business License Requirements: To make application for a Business License, complete and submit the following:

  • Annual Application and Disclosure Statement (available online)
  • Annual Business License fee $110. May be paid online at www.newcarrolltonmd.govor by mail.
  • State of Maryland of Certificate of Good Standing
  • Annual Business Inspection (required before the issuance of any license)

Business License Application

Childcare and Daycare Providers: Documents are required from the following:*MD State Department of Education 301-333-6940 and*Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources Permits and Review Division 301-883-5776 Childcare Business License Application (PDF)

For further information, guidelines, and exemptions to the City's Business License Program view the City of New Carrollton's City Code, Chapter 75: Licenses.

For questions or information pertaining to the State of Maryland Certificate of Good Standing, please contact the State of Maryland Department of Taxation at 410-767-1344 or 888-246-5941 or Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation Website - certificate status

Rental License

Any/All rental property in the City of New Carrollton must be registered, and maintain a valid rental license in accordance with Chapter 89 of the City Code. There are two types of rental applications.

Multi- Family (Condominium) Dwelling Rental License

Any property containing 3 or more dwelling units, including apartment building units, and condominium units, is considered a Multi-family property.

Multi-Family/Condo Rental License Requirements: To make application for a multifamily rental license, complete and submit the following:

Single Family Dwelling Rental License

A single- family dwelling consisting of one unit (two unit duplex) a single unit. * Zoned R-55: One-Family Detached Residential Single Family Dwelling.

Single Family Rental License Requirements: To make application for a single-family rental license, complete and submit the following:

  • Annual Single Family Dwelling License fee $300 May be paid online at www.newcarrolltonmd.govor by mail.
  • Application and Disclosure Statement (available online)
  • MDE Lead Inspection Certificate and Tracking Number
  • Annual Interior/Exterior Inspection (required before the issuance of any license)

Single Family License Application

For further information, guidelines, and exemptions to the City's Rental Program view the City of New Carrollton's City Code, Chapter 89: Rental Property, Licensing, and Inspections.

For questions or information pertaining to the MDE Lead Certificate, please contact the Maryland Department of Environment at 410-537-4199 or 800-776-2706 or Maryland Government website