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Scrap Metal Processor, Junk Dealer and Agent License

Any business entity that buys, sells or barters for scrap metal or junk, whether or not at a fixed location, will be required to obtain a scrap metal processor or junk dealer license and comply with all reporting requirements.  Any individual who buys, sells or barters for scrap metal or junk on behalf of a scrap metal processor or junk dealer, who are not salaried employees of said business, will be required to obtain an agent license.  Those persons who are salaried employees of a scrap metal processor or junk dealer are not required to be licensed.

The scrap metal processor/junk dealer and agent licenses are available from the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the business is located, to include Baltimore City.  Some jurisdictions may require prior zoning approval and certain counties may allow on-line application.



License Fees

Scrap Metal Processor/Junk Dealer License - $10.00

Agent License - $5.00

There will be a $2.00 issuing fee for each license.

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