The Maryland State Board of Plumbing has begun to contact companies that do not conform to
State law when advertising plumbing services. The main issue concerns the lack of a Master Plumber license
number on the advertisement. Please see that section of the law below.
BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS
TITLE 12. PLUMBERS
SUBTITLE 5. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Md. BUSINESS OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS Code Ann. § 12-504 (2012)
§ 12-504. Contents of advertisement
Each plumbing advertisement in the name of a person who engages in the business of providing plumbing
services shall contain the license number and name of a master plumber or holder of a limited master plumber
license whom the person employs and designates to direct and control the provision of plumbing services
through the business of the person.