Short Term Rentals

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A short term rental means 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: Apply for a short term rental license which includes the required City and County Broomfield Sales Tax license application.  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 business licenses are valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.  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.

Step 2: Post your short term rental license number in all listings and advertisements.

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

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 this concern requires immediate attention, please contact the non-emergency dispatch phone number 303-438-6400.