Apply for or Renew Business Licenses Online or via Email
As part of the citywide effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses office is currently closed to the public.
We are requesting that ALL license applications not available online to be submitted via email during this health crisis. Please visit our Email Application Process page for more information on submitting email applications.
For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311.
Effective January 1, 2020, the state Marijuana Enforcement Division will require cannabis consumption establishments to submit a state Marijuana Hospitality Business License Application. However, please note: Denver has not created a local hospitality license. Therefore, Denver cannabis consumption establishments and cannabis consumption special events will continue to be governed by the city’s ordinances and Rules Governing Marijuana Designated Consumption Areas. Even if a state Marijuana Hospitality Business Licenses is obtained, Denver businesses cannot exercise the privileges granted by the state’s marijuana hospitality business license in the absence of a corresponding local license. If you have questions about Denver’s cannabis consumption establishment and special event licenses or the state’s marijuana hospitality licenses, please contact email@example.com