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§ 17-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Miscellaneous State Business Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Construction (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 17-601
§ 17-601. Definitions
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Construction license” means a license issued by the clerk to do construction business.
(c)(1) “Do construction business” means to agree to:
(i) pave or curb a sidewalk, street, or other public or private property;
(ii) excavate earth, rock, or other material for a foundation or other purpose; or
(iii) do work on or in a building or other structure that requires the use of a building material, including:
1. paint;
2. stone;
3. brick;
4. mortar;
5. wood;
6. cement;
7. structural iron;
8. structural steel;
9. sheet iron;
10. galvanized iron;
11. metallic piping;
12. tin;
13. lead;
14. electric wiring; or
15. any other metal.
(2) “Do construction business” does not include home improvement as defined in § 8-101 of this article.
(d) “Nonresident construction license” means a construction license issued by the clerk to a person who is incorporated or has its principal office in another state.


Added by Acts 1992, c. 4, § 2. Amended by Acts 2022, c. 315, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
Formerly Art. 56, § 180.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 17-601, MD BUS REG § 17-601
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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