Marijuana in Broomfield

Find more information below regarding marijuana licensing and regulations for the City and County of Broomfield, Colorado.


  1. Marijuana Business Application
  2. License Fees
  3. Pre-Approval Application for Zoning 
  4. Fingerprinting Process
  5. Community Feedback
  6. Marijuana Health Information
  7. Marijuana Cultivation
  8. Marijuana Manufacturing
  9. Council Action on Marijuana
  10. Submit Questions 
  11. FAQs

Important Message Extending a Pause in the Marijuana Licensing Process

12-08-2021 Notice - Extending a Pause in MJ Licensing Process

Ordinance No. 2170 Amending Certain Sections of Chapter 5-42 of the Broomfield Municipal Code Related to Regulating Marijuana Establishments within the City and County of Broomfield 

Important Message Regarding a Pause in the Marijuana Licensing Process

See the official notice by the Broomfield Marijuana Licensing Authority.  

10-07-2021 Notice - Pause in MJ Licensing Process

Marijuana Application Review - Public Comment

Public Comment on Applications

Here is What You Need to Know About Public Comment on the Applications Received for Broomfield’s Three Retail Marijuana Licenses:

  • Applications are available for review starting Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. through October 4, at 5 p.m. at the  Applications can also be viewed here or available to review in hard copy at the City and County Clerk's office located within the George Di Ciero City and County Building at One DesCombes Drive. Please make an appointment for review by calling 303.438.6332 or emailing

  • Comments will be accepted from Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. to Oct. 4 at 5 p.m.

  • Comments may be submitted electronically at, emailing or via hard copy.

    • Electronic comments can be made by using the comment tool that will be available on the or by emailing starting at 5 p.m.on Sept. 10. You will be required to login to BroomfieldVoice to comment.

    • Hard copy comments may be dropped off at the City and County building during business hours until 5 p.m. on Oct. 4. Please include the name of the business application at the top of EACH page of hard copy comments.

  • Comments will close on Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. and will be considered by the Selection Committee during application review.

  • The Selection Committee is anticipated to issue a final report of qualified applicants to the City Clerk on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, with a lottery for the three licenses to be chosen at random to occur after that date.

Marijuana Business License Applications Received

The City and County of Broomfield received 26 applications by the August 31, 2021 deadline. The office of the City and County Clerk is still reviewing many of the applications for completeness and intends to have the complete applications available for public review and comment on September 10, 2021. In the interim, please see this Preliminary List of Applications Received and Map of Application Locations.

Retail and Medical Marijuana Business License

  • On March 16, 2021, Council adopted Ordinance No. 2149 (as amended) on the second and final reading approving the sale of retail and medical marijuana in Broomfield.
  • In order to sell retail and medical marijuana, a business must first be issued a license.
  • Medical marijuana stores must be co-located with retail marijuana stores in Broomfield.
    • This is not a separate license; if a licensed applicant applies to operate both a medical and retail marijuana store, Broomfield’s license will cover both operations’ sales 
  • Number of Licenses Available
    • During the 2021 application period, there will be three licenses available to operate a marijuana establishment in Broomfield.
    • Two additional licenses may be added starting 12 months after the initial three licenses are issued.
    • There will ultimately be five licenses available, total.

Applications Now Closed

The Broomfield Marijuana Business License Application for 2021 is now closed. 

  • Applications for Broomfield Marijuana Business licenses were accepted from July 2 at 8 a.m. through August 31 at 5 p.m.
  • Applications were required to be submitted via hardcopy.
  • The date when the licenses will be issued is TBD.