A person or business selling or offering for sale ice cream or frozen dairy products on the streets, alleys or other public places
The ice cream vendor's license must be prominently displayed by being attached to the vendor's clothing or to a cord worn around the neck and be visible at all times.
Special Note: The ice cream vendor's license required shall be in addition to required mobile retail food establishment or pushcart licenses. A food peddler license is not required for an ice cream vendor operating as a food peddler; however, an ice cream vendor operating as a food peddler shall comply with the food peddler requirements of section 23-52 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code.
Application Fee: $50.00
License Fee: $25.00
Fingerprint Fee: $16.50
Fees can be paid with cash, check, money order or credit card. Checks should be made payable to Manager of Finance.
Once your inspections are completed, return to the Department of Excise and Licenses office. Your license will be issued when the following actions are taken:
You will need an inspection from Department of Environmental Health for the renewal.
Renew in Person Come to the Department of Excise and Licenses office.
Request a renewal for your business license.
Once all documentation is complete and background check (if required) is approved 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
Department of Excise and Licenses
201 W. Colfax Ave Dept. 206
Denver, CO 80202
Renewal of Mobile Retail Food License
Affidavit of Commissary (Required for the renewal of the Mobile Retail Food License)
License Fee: $25.00
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 by paying the license fee and 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
Inspections and paperwork can take longer than you expect. Plan extra time to get your license.