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Amusement Licenses:
License:    Authorizes:
Amusement Park 
Class "P"...........................................................ONE ride, game or show
Class "Q"...........................................................UNLIMITED number of Class "P" activities
Commercial Bingo* 
Class 'NA-1'........................................................For no more than 300 players
Class 'NA-2'........................................................For no more than 750 players
Class 'NB'...........................................................For no more than 1000 players
Class 'NC'...........................................................For no more than 2000 players
Class 'D'*............................................................Carnivals, bazaars, lawn-fete or similar Fundraising events for no more than 12 days per year
Circus* 
Class 'A'.............................................................Performances by people or animals
Coin Operated Amusement Devices* 
Class 'E'.............................................................One video, pinball or similar game
Class 'I'...............................................................Authorizes owner to distribute, rent or lease Class 'E' games for use in County
Class 'FA'*.........................................................Unlimited number of Class 'E' games at a single location
Class 'X'*............................................................Drag races in a single location for no more than three days in each week
Fundraising Events* 
Class 'S'.............................................................Bingo, paddle wheels, big-six wheels, and wheels of fortune for charitable organizations at their regular meeting place
Class 'T'.............................................................Same as Class 'S' except location requirement
Class 'W'...........................................................Motorcycle or auto race
Outing 
Class 'U"...........................................................Not more than five wheels for ONE DAY only for nonprofit organization
**.......................................................................Camp meetings and Bush meetings (outdoor gatherings more than one day in duration)
Parades*............................................................Procession of people, vehicles and/or floats
Occupational Licenses: 
Auctioneer..........................................................One who receives compensation for conducting an auction sale
Bail Bondsman*..................................................Pledging security for bail
Electricians.......................................................Master general electrician , master limited electrician or restricted electrician
Gasfitters...........................................................Apprentice gasfitter, Journeyman gasfitter, Master gasfitter, Restricted gasfitter
Huckster............................................................One who moves about the county, or goes door to door offering various products for sale or trade
Liquid Waste Haulers..........................................Emptying or cleaning of any sewage disposal facility
Live-Model Photographic Studios..........................Maintaining or operating a place where live models are provided for photographic purposes for a fee
Mechanical Contractors........................................Those who install, maintain or repair air conditioning, heating or refrigeration systems
Mobile Home Dealers*..........................................Authorizes the selling of mobile homes within the county
Pawnbrokers*......................................................Those who loan money or purchase personal property
Plumbers............................................................Includes disposal system and utility contractors
Roadside Vendor*................................................Those who offer products for sale at roadside stands or from mobile facilities parked along the roads
Taxicabs*............................................................Those who own or operate cabs for fares originating within the county
Towing Companies*..............................................Those who own or operate tow equipment in response to police department requests
Licenses Required for Places or Buildings: 
Mobile Home Space Permit*.................................One mobile home on residential property if home was lawfully in use since April 1966
Mobile Home Park*..............................................Operating a property with more than one residential mobile home
Rooming House & Multiple Dwelling*...................Maintaining and operating apartments, bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels, rooming houses and residences with two or more units
*License requires review. The review ranges from cursory to in-depth. For more information, call (410) 222-7788

 


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