As short-term rentals were becoming more popular, the Denver City Council Neighborhoods and Planning Committee met to discuss neighborhood issues and policy options associated with the growing industry. Below are the links to those meetings.
On June 13, 2016, Denver City Council adopted Council Bill CB16-0262, creating the short-term rental ordinance. It went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017.
On March 31, 2020, Denver City Council adopted Council Bill CB20-0240, modernizing the primary residence requirement and increasing licensing fees. It went into effect upon signature of former Mayor Michael Hancock on April 1, 2020.
On Nov. 23, 2020, Denver City Council adopted Council Bill CB20-1229, prohibiting booking service providers from processing transactions for accommodations at properties not properly licensed as short-term rentals and imposing fines for infractions. It went into effect on Feb. 1, 2021.
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