Short Term Rentals

Visit Broomfield Municipal Code - Chapter 5-39 for all requirements and restrictions

A short term rental is defined as the rental of all or a portion of a property for less than 30 days.  The short term rental of a residence which is not the principal residence of the property owner is hereby prohibited and subject to the penalty for violation in accordance with Broomfield Municipal Code Section 5-39-120.

Within the city it is unlawful for any person to engage in a short term rental unless licensed to do so. All marketing materials or advertisements for a short term rental unit shall contain the license number of the short term rental license.

Application Process

Step 1: Complete the short term rental application which includes the required City and County Broomfield Sales Tax license application. 

Step 2:  A $100 application fee payable by check, cash, or credit card to the City and County of Broomfield is due at the time of application or renewal. Short term rental licenses are valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.  

Step 3: Provide a copy of your current identification, ie, State Driver's License, which shows the address of the property. 

Step 4:  Submit a signed Multi-Owners acknowledgement by all owners of the property if there are multiple owners. If the property is part of a trust, submit documents to show beneficiaries. Schedule E (form 1040) is required if multiple properties are owned.

Approved Applications

Step 1: Post the short term rental license number in all listings and advertisements.

Step 2: Post the short term rental license for your renters to see.

Step 3: Provide renters with a Renter's Guide to communicate applicable rules and regulation

Questions may be directed to the Clerk's Office at 303-438-6332 or                  

Sales Tax related questions may be directed to the Sales Tax Division at 303-464-5811.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Have a concern?

To register a non-emergency complaint, use the Code Complaint Hotline 303-464-5551.

For more information, please visit Code Compliance.

If the concern requires immediate attention, call the non-emergency dispatch phone number 303-438-6400.