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Regulatory Permitting

The IRS provides forms and publications needed for accurate federal tax information and regulations.

ND Attorney General
The Licensing Section of the Criminal and Regulatory Division is responsible for regulating the licenses of alcoholic beverage retailers, tobacco product dealers, transient merchants, coin-operated amusement devices operators, fair boards, polygraph operators, charitable gaming operators, gaming manufacturers and distributors, and wholesale fireworks distributors.

ND Department of Health
Information about air quality permits is available from the Health Department. Information related to other environmental issues such as waste management and water quality is also available.

ND Department of Labor
The Labor Department is responsible for the enforcement of labor and employment discrimination laws.

ND Securities Department
The North Dakota Securities Department regulates the offer and sale of securities and enforces compliance with our state's securities laws. It is responsible for registration of securities offerings, registration of franchises, investigation of consumer complaints, and investor education.

ND Water Commission
The Water Commission provides information on water resource activities that require a permit from the State of North Dakota. This includes information related to the processes required to apply for a water permit, drainage permit or related construction permit.

North Dakota Secretary of State
The Office of the Secretary of State licenses contractors and charitable organizations, records trademarks and trade names, files and records articles of incorporation, and files and records articles of organization from domestic and foreign limited liability companies.

Occupational Health and Safety Consultation

The North Dakota Department of Health, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, is offering employers free and confidential health and safety consultation services. The OSHA Consultation Program is designed for employers who are concerned about employee safety and health and who wish to make certain their businesses comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
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