Business License Map

‚ÄčEconomic Development Development Action Team (E-DAT)
In 2014, the EDAT, comprised of City of Salisbury, Wicomico County officials and members of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce formed to promote entrepreneurship and streamline business processes.

Click here to view the EDAT PowerPoint Presentation to the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County Councils.


How do I obtain a business license in Wicomico County?

Step 1

Old Court House, N. Division St.

What: Fill out Business License Application

Where:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Old Court House Building
North Division St., Salisbury, MD
(410) 543-6551

Cost: $17-$25 per Year

Step 2

State Multi-Service Center, Baptist St.

What: Obtain Assessment/Taxation Account Number

Where:
Office of Assessment and Taxation
District Court Building
Baptist St., Salisbury, MD
(410) 713-3560

Cost: None

Step 3

Government Office Building, 125 N. Division St.

What: *** If within the City Limits Of The City of Salisbury ***
Pre-pay City of Salisbury Personal Property Tax

Where:
City Finance Office
Room 103 Government Office Building
125 N. Division St., Salisbury, MD
(410) 548-3110

Cost: $60

Step 4

Government Office Building, 125 N. Division St.

What: Pre-pay Wicomico County Personal Property Tax

Where:
Wicomico County Finance Office
Room 102, Government Office Building
125 N. Division St., Salisbury, MD 
(410) 548-4840

Cost: $100* (if no Real Estate is recorded in the same name as licensee)

*Note:If at end of year, pre-payment exceeds the actual Personal Property Tax, the balance is returned.

Final Step

Old Court House, N. Division St.

What: Issue Business License

Where:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Old Court House
N. Division St., Salisbury, MD
(410) 543-6551

Required Documents: Present all approvals obtained in earlier steps