The Department of the Fire Marshal and Permit Services is responsible for licensing and regulating the activities of businesses and vendors conducting business within the City limits of Laurel per Chapter 8 of the Laurel City Code. The purpose of the licensing process is to protect the public and ensure that licensees meet all requirements and have met a standard level of competence to perform their duties in their chosen business and/or activity for which they are licensed.
Licenses are required for the following business:
Sale of Alcoholic beverages
Must apply and obtain a primary alcohol license through the Prince George's County Board of License Commissioners.
Video games computerized game machines, billiard or pool rooms, juke boxes, cinema screens, live entertainment, etc.
Residential homeowners that have a burglar/security alarm installed on their property, are encouraged, but not required to register their alarm with the City of Laurel. There is no cost to register a residential alarm, just a couple of forms to complete!