Outdoor Advertising Business License Details

Outdoor Advertising Business License

General Info - Statewide License


Anyone renting, maintaining, or erecting outdoor advertising signs along state highways must secure an annual State Highway Administration Outdoor Advertising License from the State of Maryland. Fees depend on the number of structures erected or maintained.


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    Approval time

  • $50.0 - $750.0

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents


Apply for the License

Ready to apply?

  • Online Application
  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form

Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Renewed annually.

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Maryland Department of Transportation

Contact Information

Tel: (410) 545-2819

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