A site-specific vendor's license is required if an individual sells or offers to sell goods or services from a stationary location.
A completed "Application For Vendor/Operator" to DPS must be submitted, along with a scaled site plan indicating where the vendor is to be located.
A valid driver's license is required to process the application.
If a site is located on private property, a letter allowing use of the property for vending is required. Only zoning categories which permit the commercial use proposed on the application may be occupied by the vendor.
If the site is located in the public right-of-way, the vendor must submit an application for and be approved as a Certified Agricultural Producer. (See Certification for Agricultural Producers for requirements.)
The selling of prepared foods or prepackaged food and beverages of any kind requires a Certified Food Service Managers ID Card and Inspection Report from the Licensure and Regulatory Services Section of the Department of Health and Human Services (240) 777-3986.
The fees below include fee, application fee and one operator fee.
ONE YEAR - $385.00
SIXTY DAY OR DAILY RATE - $245.00 (Same as Door to Door)
|Fees and Taxes|
|Fee Schedules||Executive Regulation for Fees|
|Credit Card Authorization Form||Credit Card Authorization Form|
|None at this Time|
|Codes, Standards, Executive Regulations|
|See Chapter 47||Montgomery County Code|
|Guidelines, Memorandum of Understandings, Interpretations|
|None at This Time|
|Inspections Arranged at Time of Application|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|311 Web Portal: Enter key word "Vendor"||http://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311|
|Online Permitting Status Information and Inspections|
|Online Data Search||Search DPS|
|Call for More Information|
|In Montgomery County||311|
|Outside of Montgomery County||240-777-0311|
|Other Agencies to Contact|
|Other Agencies and Utilities to Contact||Allegheny Power|
|American Institute of Architects (AIA)|
|American National Standards Institute (ANSI)|
|American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)|
|Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. (BG&E)|
|Board of Appeals|
|International Code Council (ICC)|
|Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation|
|Maryland Department of the Environment|
|Maryland Division of State Documents|
|Masonry Institute of America (MIA)|
|National Glass Association (NGA)|
|MNCPPC: Historic Area Work Permits|
|MNCPPC: MC Atlas|
|National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA)|
|Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO)|
|U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)|
|Washington Gas Light Co.|