Revised Feb. 14, 2020 1
Rental Operating License Application for
Hotels – Motels - Inns
A property owner must obtain a license prior to operating a rental facility within the City of Annapolis. License application
and rental operating license are non-transferable. Application must include fee of $100.00 per unit/room. Property must
be inspected for compliance of the City’s Code and International Property Maintenance Code before the license
will be issued.
Rental Property Address _______________________________________________________ # of Units/Rooms
Property Tax ID # ___________________________ Trading As _____________________________________________
MD Sales and Use Tax Account #_____________________________________________________________________
Anne Arundel County Hotel Occupancy Tax Account #_____________________________________________________
Property Owner Information
Property Management or Authorized Agent*
City State Zip City State Zip
Day phone Cell Day phone Cell
* The Property Management or authorized agent will be the person that we contact regarding renewals, inspections,
complaints and any violations.
Hotel Motel Inn
Does the unit have AC electric power supplied smoke alarms? (City Code Section 17.40.440) Yes No
Smoke Alarm requirement for hotels, motel, & inns:
Single or multiple-station smoke alarms shall be installed in all of the following locations:
1. In sleeping areas.
2. In every room in the path of the means of egress from the sleeping area to the door leading from the sleeping
3. In each story within the sleeping unit, including basements. For sleeping units with split levels and without an
intervening door between the adjacent levels, a smoke alarm installed on the upper level shall suffice for the
adjacent lower level provided that the lower level is less than one full story below the upper level.
*** Carbon Monoxide Alarms – The facility engineer should consult with Planning and Zoning staff to verify
compliance with the law.
Department of Planning and Zoning
145 Gorman Street Fl 3
Annapolis, MD 21401-2529
Permitting@annapolis.gov • 410-260-2200 • Fax 410-263-9158 • TDD use MD Relay or 711 • www.annapolis.gov
Description of Property (Please check only one)