your business has more than one location, a separate license is needed
for each location. In some instances you may also be required to obtain
additional specialty licenses due to the nature of your business.
Applying does not constitute approval. A valid and active general
business license will be issued when the two-week review process is
The city does not issue licenses for peddlers (selling door-to-door), permanent outdoor food vendor stands, and roadside stands.
must be paid with your application, with payment may be made at our
office or mailed to the address on the application. The city currently
does not accept online payments. If a license application is denied,
only half of the fee is refundable.
Zoning Verification Letters
Contact the city’s planning division to request a zoning verification letter for a $25 fee.
A contractor's license is required for most construction. Any contractor
working in the City of Commerce City must hold a current license with
the city. Electrical and plumbing contractors must register with the
city. The City of Commerce City recognizes and licenses the following
types of general contractors:
Cheryl Scott City Clerk's Office EmailPh: 303-227-8791 Fx: 303-227-8798