Rental Housing License and Registration Fees

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Annual Invoices for Renewal Rental Housing Licenses and Common Ownership Community (COC) Registrations are mailed the last week of June. Annual fees are not pro-rated for partial rental or registration periods between July 1st - June 30th.

Rental License Fees

License Type Structure Type Per Unit/Structure
Class I Apartment Complex $47
Accessory Dwelling Unit $47
All Others: Garden Condominium, High-Rise Condominium, & Piggy-Back Units $64
Class II Single Family Detached House $114
Townhouse $114
Duplex $114
Back to Back Townhouse $114
Quadraplex $114
Class III
​Accessory Dwelling Units
Annual License Fee (Does not Apply for properties within the incorporated City of Takoma Park*) $111
Filing Fee (one-time) $250
Sign Fee (one-time) $220
Total Due with Accessory Dwelling Unit Application $581
Total Due with City of Takoma Park Accessory Dwelling Unit Application $470
 

COC Registration Fees

License Type Structure Type Per Unit/Structure
Common Ownership Communities All types of units $5 per unit ( COC Fee Schedule PDF)
 

Rental License Transfer Fees

License Type Structure Type Per Unit/Structure
Class I Apartment Complex $10
All Others: Garden Condominium, High-Rise Condominium, & Piggy-Back Units $10
Class II Single Family Detached House $10
Townhouse $10
Duplex $10
Back to Back Townhouse $10
Quadraplex $10
Class III Accessory Dwelling Unit $250
*** The Transer fee only applies if new owner applies for rental license within 15 days of taking ownership.
Note: All refund requests must be made in writing within 90 days of payment and include documentation from bank institution.