A person who operates the equipment installed in a central alarm station and relays any alarms to the headquarters. No one may operate a central alarm without an operator license. There are two classes; the Fire Department determines the class.
Class One license: Allows a person to act as an operator in any central alarm station
Class Two license: Allows a person to act as an operator in a class two central alarm station
The Licensee can act as an operator only under the continuous supervision of a licensed operator. (Must be an apprentice before obtaining operator license)
Application Fee: $25.00
License Fee: $25.00 (Apprentice or Operator)
CBI Name Check: $6.85
Fees can be paid with cash, check, money order or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Manager of Finance.
Inquire at the Denver Fire Department regarding testing requirements (720) 913-2404
Your license will be issued when the following actions are taken:
Renew in Person
Come to the Department of Excise and Licenses office.
Request a renewal for your business license.
You will be issued a payment voucher.
Take the payment voucher to the cashier and pay the renewal license fee.
Return to the Department of Excise and Licenses office with your receipt for payment.
Your business license will be printed.
Renew by Mail
You can mail in your license renewal along with a check made payable to the Manager of Finance for the total city fees due. Be sure to include your Business File Number (BFN) on your check.
Office Hours and Location
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Webb Municipal Office Building
201 W. Colfax Avenue, 2nd Floor
All City Services: 311
Department of Excise and Licenses
201 W. Colfax Ave Dept. 206
Denver, CO 80202
Licenses must be renewed on or before the expiration date to avoid penalty fees.
90 Day Grace Period
There is a 90 day grace period from the expiration date during which licenses can be renewed for a penalty fee.
First 30 days of grace period: 20% penalty fee
Days 31 - 90: 50% penalty fee
After 90 days: Licensees will be required to apply for a new license
Definition 22-42(8), 22-62 (b) (3)
Inspections and paperwork can take longer than you expect. Plan extra time to get your license.