09.34.01.04

.04 Permit—Requirements for Initial Permit of Business.

A. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit to operate a cemetery or to provide burial goods in this State if the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership meets the permit requirements in this regulation.

B. A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership shall receive a permit from the Office if the entity:

(1) Completes an application on a form provided by the Director;

(2) Pays the nonrefundable permit fees under COMAR 09.34.03;

(3) Provides the name, address, and phone number of each affiliated cemetery or burial goods business;

(4) Designates a registered cemeterian or registered seller as the responsible party for each affiliated cemetery or burial goods business provided that the registered cemeterian or registered seller may not be designated as the responsible party for more than a combined total of two cemeteries or burial goods businesses;

(5) Provides a list of the officers, directors, members, partners, agents, and employees of the entity applying for the permit;

(6) Provides the number of required sales contracts entered into within the business' last 2 fiscal years; and

(7) Complies with the appropriate financial stability requirements under Regulation .06 of this chapter.