Short Term Rentals
Visit Broomfield Municipal Code - Ordinance 2072 and 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.
May take up to three weeks. Short term rental licenses are valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.
Step 1: Complete the short term rental application which includes the required City and County Broomfield Sales Tax license application. A valid email address must be provided on the application as licenses are sent electronically to approved applicants.
Applications may be submitted by:
- email to email@example.com,
- mailed to CIty Clerk - short term rental, One DesCombes Drive, Broomfield, CO 80020
- by appointment with City Clerk's office
Step 2: Submit a non-refundable $100 application fee. Checks, payable to the City and County of Broomfield, may be mailed to the City Clerk's office at the above address. To pay by credit card, phone the City Clerk's office at 303-438-6332, or submit fee in person.
Step 3: Provide a copy of valid driver’s license or state issued identification card 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.
Step 5: Schedule E form 1040 (link is for example purposes) is required if multiple properties are owned by the applicant to verify principal residence. Please submit a copy of the form from the most current tax year.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sales Tax related questions may be directed to the Sales Tax Division at 303-464-5811.
To register a non-emergency complaint, use the Code Complaint Hotline 303-464-5551.
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If the concern requires immediate attention, call the non-emergency dispatch phone number 303-438-6400