Cemetery, Non-Profit (That Sells) License
General Info - Statewide License
Maryland license issued to Non-Profit Sells Goods Cemetery, which is a business registered to utilize their land and other structures for interments and to provide burial goods and services to the public.
$200.0 - $250,000.0
Obtaining the License
Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
The business must be in good standing with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT).
The business must submit a completed financial stability Form.
The business must submit a CPA report, which must include the comparative balance sheet of regulation.06 of COMAR 09.34.01.
The business must appoint a responsible party, who must submit a completed Registered Cemeterian application.
Maintaining Your License
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)
Submit yearly perpetual care trust report.
Submit yearly preneed burial trust report.
Why the License is required?
The mission of the Office is to provide high standards of performance in the death care industry, enhance healthy economic competition, promote consumer confidence in burial goods products and services and to provide structure and oversight to pre -planning arrangements. The Office provides a responsive complaint/resolution process for consumers and operates a fair and effective regulatory enforcement system for cemeteries, monument dealers and sellers of burial goods and crematories that are subject to its regulatory authority.
What laws and regulations give Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation the legal authority to issue this approval?
The Office of Cemetery Oversight (OCO) was established in Title 5 of the Business Regulation Article of the Maryland Annotated Code by the Maryland Legislature in August 1997. It was placed under the regulatory authority of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.