Licenses and Permits

​​​All Food Processing and Milk and Dairy Product facilities are required to be licensed. ​

​For more information regarding Licenses and Permits please contact us at

410-767-8400 or

The Governor’s Executive Or​der 21-06-15-01 terminates Order No. 21-03-09-03 ​​​which extended the expiration date of all licenses, permits, registrations, and other authorizations effective August 15, 2021. This applies to licenses and permits that would otherwise expire by June 30, 2021 and be renewable.

If your business license/permit under the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Office of Food Protection has already expired or is about to expire and you intend to operate your business after June 30, 2021, you must renew your MDH license/permit n​​​o later than August 15, 2021. 

After that point, your business status will be indicated as "Out of Business," you must cease all food processing and distribution until such time as you apply for a new license (which may include a new plan review)​​, are inspected, and approved to operate.

NOTICE: Extension of Expired Licenses/Permits Ends June 30 2021​

See ORDER of the GOVERNOR NO. 21-03-09-03

NOTICE: EN​​D of OFP Permit/License Fee Waiver