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Regular Route Vendor License

When is a Regular Route Vendor License Required?

A regular route vendor's license is required if an individual sells or offers to sell goods or services along a street on a repeating schedule, stopping only to dispense products, unless otherwise permitted by regulations under Chapter 47 of the Montgomery County Code.

What is the Regular Route Vendor's License Application Process?

A completed "Application for vendor/operator" must be submitted for review.

A vehicle registration card, as appropriate and a valid driver's license are required to process the application.

The selling of prepared foods or prepackaged food and beverages of any kind requires a Food Service Permit from the Licensure & Regulatory Services Section of the Department of Health and Human Services.

What will a Regular-Route License Cost?

The fees below include license fee, application fee and one operator fee.

ONE YEAR - $315.00


SIXTY DAY or DAILY RATE - $245.00 (Same as Door to Door)


When Will a Regular-Route License be Ready for Pick-Up?

Normally, a license can be issued within two business days from the date of application if no other Department approval is needed. 

What is Future Delivery?

A future-delivery vendor solicits orders for goods or services which will be delivered at a later time. A $1,305.00 surety bond must be posted in conjunction with this license application.

Application Package
Application Vendor Application
Fees and Taxes
 Fee Schedules Executive Regulations
Credit Card Authorization Form Credit Card Authorization Form
No Bonds at this time  
Codes, Standards, Executive Regulations
Search Chapter 47 Montgomery County Code
Guidelines, Memorandum of Understandings, Interpretations
None at this time  
Inspection Requirements
  Inspections Arranged at Time of Application
Frequently Asked Questions
311 Web Portal: Enter key word "Vendor"
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
  Historical Society
  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)
  Miss Utility
  National Glass Association (NGA)
  MNCPPC: Historic Area Work Permits
  MNCPPC: MC Atlas
  MNCPPC: Zoning
  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.