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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.

Media and Communications

For media inquiries, please contact Charles Basham, III via email at [email protected] or by mobile phone at (202) 497-6305.

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection (DLCP) ensures that key information about the nature and impact of our work is reliable and accessible to stakeholders and the public.

The marketing and communications team promotes the agency with the goal to increase public understanding of DLCP, its people, and its value to District of Columbia residents. We also create and publish materials vital to the agency’s mission.


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