“Vacant” means no person or persons actually, currently conduct a lawfully licensed business, or
lawfully reside or live in any part of the building as the legal or equitable owner(s) or tenant occupant(s),
on a permanent, non-transient basis. The fee for registering a building as vacant is $200. The requirements of this section shall be applicable to each owner of a building that shall have been vacant for more than one hundred eighty (180) consecutive days, except that a condemned building shall be registered within thirty (30) days after notice that the building official has condemned the structure pursuant to Chapter 15.24
Effective July of 2019 Vacant buildings are being pro-rated please see below for price breakdown. The pro-ration does not effect renewal fees only the initial registration fee.
If registered 7/1 – 9/30 the fee is $200
10/1 – 12/31/ the fee is $150
1/1 – 3/31 the fee is $100
4/1 – 6/30 the fee is $50
Because a fee is due upon completion of this form you can not submit it online. You can come in to our office at 207 W. Main St. Suite 102 Salisbury, MD. 21801 to submit the form, however we do not accept payment so once you have submitted the form you can go to the finance office at the government office building to submit payment. Finance office address is 125 N. Division St. Salisbury, MD. 21801.