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.sewer webpage tags_Sewer FAQs Opens in new window



May take up to three weeks

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:

Step 2:  A non-refundable $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.

 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.