Business License

Many businesses require a state license to operate. It is also important to note that zoning approval is required prior to the issuance of a business license. Additionally, any business selling alcohol must get approval of the Calvert County Liquor Board.

Some Important Questions to Ask

Is a License Needed?

Check with the clerk of circuit court to see if a license is needed. You may also visit the circuit court's business license guide to learn more.

Who Must Approve the License?

Typically license applications are reviewed by the Zoning Staff and the State Division of Assessments and Taxation.

Will I Be Allowed to Sell Alcohol?

The Calvert County Liquor Board approves all sales of alcohol.