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Obtain a Commercial Use and Occupancy Certificate

The purpose of the U & O certificate is to document that the use is permitted, and that all applicable safety code and health code requirements have been met.
Submit a completed Use and Occupancy application accompanied by one copy of a site plan showing parking analysis. If the property is located within the parking lot district of Bethesda, Silver Spring, Wheaton or Montgomery Hills, no site plan is needed because these areas are provided with public parking.
For food service establishment, submit a completed Statement of Operations form.
If the use is permitted by conditional use or special exception, submit a copy of the current special exception opinion or conditional use letter.
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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.