RENTAL & BUSINESS LICENSES

NOTICE: Rental license renewal notices will be mailed out the end of February.

NOTICE: Ocean City’s Rental Housing Ordinance (Chapter 14, Article V) has been amended. Recent changes to the Ordinance will affect your obligations and operations as a hosting platform or property manager. Please review the Letter, the attached Ordinance and Frequently Asked Questions which will explain how to comply with your obligations under the Ordinance.

RESIDENTIAL RENTAL LICENSES

If you rent your property for any length of time, the law requires you to first obtain an annual Ocean City rental license, and noise control permit. View Current Ordinance

Applications

Renew License

Rental Application

Room Tax Application

R1 Rental Maps

Safe Rental Resources

Most Common Housing Code Violations

Occupancy Limitations (for an occupancy inspection call 410-520-5377)

Fire Safety Checklist for Rental Licenses

MDE Healthy & Habitable  Housing Resources

BUSINESS/OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES

If you operate or plan on operating a business that provides a service within the Town of Ocean City’s town limits, the law requires you to obtain a Town of Ocean City business license in addition to any State and/or County license.

Applications

Business Application

Room Tax (multi-family rentals)

Business Resources

worcesterhealth.org

Business License Ordinance Info.

dllr.state.md.us/license/mhic

egov.maryland.gov/BusinessExpress

PLEASE MAIL THE COMPLETED FORMS TO:

Town of Ocean City, Maryland P.O. Box 5000 Ocean City, Maryland 21843-5000