The Department employs inspectors who are assigned to inspect businesses for compliance of the Denver Municipal Code and Colorado State Statutes. The inspectors:
The Department of Excise and Licenses ensures compliance with and enforces the Denver Revised Municipal Code and the Colorado Statutes concerning business and liquor licenses.
The policies and procedures pertaining to liquor and 3.2 beer licenses of the Department of Excise and Licenses have been written to interpret and implement the state statutes and municipal ordinances.
They set forth the standard practices of the Department for informational and guidance purposes only and may be modified or adapted in the discretion of the Director of the Department, as required to address particular matters and to the extent permitted by law.
8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Shortest wait time
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Longest wait time
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Conducted at the Department of Excise and Licenses 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily.
You may obtain your CBI, $6.85, background check here by using our lobby computers until closing.
8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.Tuesdays and Thursdays
The last test will be administered at 2:30 p.m.