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In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, DLCP will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Please see our list of online resources should you need immediate assistance. We will resume normal operations on Thursday, June 20, 2024.

Temporary Fireworks Stand Permits Available Until June 28. Click here to apply and learn more.

External Resources

While navigating the licensing process, you will need to register with and/or obtain an approval/certification from one or more of the following federal or sister agencies:


Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Administration (ABCA)


Buildings, Department of (DOB)


DC Health


Energy and the Environment, Department of (DOEE)


Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS)


Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA)


Housing and Community Development, Department of (DHCD)


Insurance, Securities and Banking, Department of (DISB)/National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)


Public Works, Department of (DPW)


Small and Local Business Development, Department of (DSLBD)


Tax and Reveue, DC Office of (OTR)


Transportation, District Department of (DDOT)