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Apply for an Original Firm Permit - Professional Land Surveyors

Please note:

  1. A partnership, corporation, or limited liability company through which land surveying or property line surveying is practiced in Maryland must hold a permit issued by the Board.
     
    • Partnership: A professional land surveyor or property line surveyor may practice surveying for others through a partnership as a partner, employee, or agent of the partnership.
       
    • Corporation: A professional land surveyor or property line surveyor may practice surveying for others through a corporation as an officer, employee, or agent of the corporation.
       
    • Limited Liability Company: A professional land surveyor or property line surveyor may practice surveying for others through a limited liability company as a member, employee or agent of the limited liability company.
       
  2. All firms, except a partnership, must provide evidence of the business' Good Standing status with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT). Evidence may be provided by printing a results screen from SDAT's Charter Record Search database. Once the business entity is located through the search, click on the "General Info" link. Print that window, and send it to the Board. There is no fee due to SDAT for printing the window.

Permit Period: Two-year period from the date of issuance.