A robust business community requires comprehensive business regulations. Learn more about the regulations that affect your business here.
Several Montgomery County Agencies and Offices have regulatory oversight of various types of businesses.
Department of Environmental ProtecCon (water, trash/recycling, energy, trees/air)
Department of Health & Human Services (environmental health, health care)
Department of Human Rights (minimum wage, ban the box, sick & safe leave)
Department of Liquor Control (alcoholic beverage, tobacco)e
Department of Permi`ng Services (codes & regulaCons/include links to MNCPPC, WSSC, PEPCO)
Department of TransportaCon (traffic management, parking, PLDs)
Office of Agriculture (farmland preservaCon)
Office of Consumer ProtecCon (predatory towing)
Office of Finance (business personal property tax, bag tax)
Office of Procurement (compliance)
Farmers’ Market Sampling Guidelines
Broad regulatory authority for building codes, fire codes and zoning. If you are planning any kind of construction project, be sure to review information on the DPS web pages (http://permittingservices.montgomerycountymd.gov/DPS/general/Home.aspx).
Also consider scheduling a preliminary design consultation to review your plans (http://permittingservices.montgomerycountymd.gov/DPS/building/PreliminaryDesignConsulatation.aspx)