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Oct 26, 2020

Denver Reminds Security Guard Companies and Individuals of Licensing Requirements

In an educational effort to ensure all individuals and companies providing security guard services are operating in compliance with the law, the Denver Police Department and Denver Excise and Licenses are reminding security guards and their employers about the licensing requirements in the City and County of Denver.

Sep 29, 2020

Denver Extends Temporary Outdoor Dining Program through October 2021

The City and County of Denver announced today it is extending the temporary allowance for restaurants and bars to expand outdoors through October 2021. The program was previously slated to end October 31, 2020.

Jul 20, 2020

Denver Moving More Occupational and Business License Applications Online to Increase Convenience and Safety During Pandemic

The Denver Department of Excise and Licenses added body artists and temporary body artists today to a list of required licenses that can be applied for or renewed online.

Jul 16, 2020

Denver Extends Outdoor Patio Expansion Program through October 31

The City and County of Denver announced today it is extending its program allowing restaurants and eligible bars the ability to create outdoor consumption areas amid COVID-19.

Jul 10, 2020

Denver Approves 250 Outdoor Expansions for Restaurants and Bars to Aid in COVID-19 Recovery

Denver approves the 250th application for the program allowing restaurants and bars to temporarily increase their outdoor service capacity area, which includes expansion into adjacent streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.

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