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Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses provides downloadable and fillable PDF forms for various Baltimore County licenses and permits. Forms that are not listed as a link below are not available online and can be requested by calling 410-887-3616. To request a business license not listed below, call the Clerk of the Circuit Court at 410-887-2607.

Submit an Application

Failure to complete all information required on the application, including any attachments, may result in your application being rejected. For any application that has associated fees, include a check or money order made payable to “Baltimore County." Emailed applications will not be accepted. Submit a completed application by mail or in person to the following address:

County Office Building
Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses
111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 114
Towson, Maryland 21204

Payment Processing

Customers may now pay via MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express at the Permit Processing and Miscellaneous Permits locations.

Animal Licenses

You may apply for an animal license online, by mail or in person.

Holding Facility Licenses

Holding Facility Licenses  cover the following license types:

  • Commercial kennels
  • Fancier kennels
  • Grooming parlors
  • Pet shops
  • Riding or boarding stables 
  • Nonprofit holding facilities

Licensing More Than Three Dogs in a Home 

If you have more than three dogs, you are required to obtain a holding facility or kennel license. To find out if you are zoned for a holding facility or kennel license, please determine your zoning classification by visiting My Neighborhood, as well as, contact the Zoning Review Office at 410-887-3391 or to determine that your property is within a permitted zone. If your holding facility, kennel or property address is located within a permitted zone, download and complete the application. For questions regarding the application process, contact Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses at 410-887-3616.

For additional information on County Animal Laws, see Article 12 of the Baltimore County Code or visit Baltimore County Animal Services.

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Contact Us

Miscellaneous Permits

County Office Building
111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Room 114
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Phone for Animal Licenses Only





Processing Supervisor

Traci Davis