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 you can find the links to those committee meetings.
On June 13, 2016, Denver City Council adopted Council Bill CB16-0262, creating the short-term rental ordinance. This ordinance went into effect on January 1, 2017.
On March 31, 2020, Denver City Council adopted Council Bill CB20-0240, modernizing the Primary Residence requirement and increasing licensing fees. This ordinance went into effect upon signature of the Mayor on April 1, 2020.
On November 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. This ordinance will be effective February 1, 2021.
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