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Beer & Liquor License Information
To gather information on obtaining a liquor license, please contact the Washington County Liquor Board by calling 301.797.4591 or www.wcliquor-bd.org

Business License
If you plan to locate your business in the City limits of Hagerstown, you will need to visit the Planning Division to discuss/obtain a zoning certificate.  The Planning Division is located on the third floor of City Hall, 1 East Franklin Street.  Or you may contact them directly at 301.739.8577, Ext. 138. 

To obtain a business license, you will need to contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court at 301.733.8660.  If located in the City limits, you will need a Zoning Certificate prior to obtaining your business license.  For more information, you may visit their website at www.courts.state.md.us/clerks/washington/index.html

Marriage License
To obtain a marriage license, you will need to contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court at 301.790.7991.  For more information you may visit their website at www.courts.state.md.us/clerks/washington/marriage.html

Permits Issued by the City Clerk
The City Clerk’s Office issues various City Permits including.
  • Auctioneer
  • Carnival
  • Circus
  • Parade (General)
  • Parade (Mummers Parade Vendor)
  • Peddler  - Application
  • Vendor - Application

 To obtain a permit, please click on the appropriate link or for more information you may contact the Clerk’s Office at 301.739.8577, Ext. 113.