The definition of vacation rentals is regulated at the local level.
Licenses for vacation rentals are regulated at the local level. Be sure to check with your local jurisdiction for the requirements in your area.
Guests who book rentals that are located in Maryland will pay the following taxes as part of their reservation: State Sales Tax: 6% of the listing price including any cleaning fees. For detailed information, please visit the
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FIRE & SAFETY
In Maryland, carbon monoxide alarms must be installed in certain dwellings. This includes hotels, lodging or rooming houses, and rental dwelling units. This requirement also applies to a dwelling that relies on a fossil fuels (e.g., wood, kerosene, gasoline, charcoal, propane, natural gas, and oil) for heat, ventilation, hot water, or clothes dryer operation and is a newly-constructed dwelling with a building permit issued on or after January 1, 2008.
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Maryland state law requires that each sleeping area in a residential dwelling have an automatic smoke alarm. This requirement applies to one and two-family homes, apartment buildings, dormitories, and hotels.
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The Maryland General Assembly has 188 members, with 47 senators and 141 delegates. One senator and three delegates are elected from each of the 47 legislative election districts.
The term of each senator and delegate is four years from the second Wednesday of January following the date of election.
The General Assembly meets each year for 90 day.
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