Trash and Rubbish Hauling License

Broomfield Municipal Code - Chapter 8-04

Trash and rubbish hauling includes the collection of trash, rubbish and garbage as defined in the Municipal Code.

All Trash and Rubbish Haulers License expire July 31 each year. The annual fee is $150.00 and $1.00 per truck sticker.

Trash hauling applications may be emailed to the City Clerk's office at or mailed along with the fees to:
City Clerk - misc. license
One Descombes Drive
Broomfield, CO  80020
Fees may also be paid by credit card by calling 303-438-6332.

New Applicants:

Once the completed application is received, the application will be processed. This process requires City Council approval. Upon approval, the applicant will need to submit to the City Clerk's office the appropriate fees and a surety bond in the principal amount of $1,000.00 before the license and sticker(s) for each truck will be issued and sent through the mail within approximately one - two weeks.

See the Application and Municipal Code for detailed instructions and process information.

Existing Licensees:

Submit the completed application, appropriate fees, and current surety bond prior to the July 31st expiration date. Please allow up to three weeks for the application to be processed. Upon approval, the new license will be issued and emailed. 

Annual report (ordinance 2096):

Licensed trash haulers in Broomfield are required by the Broomfield Municipal Code to submit an annual tracking waste and diversion report online by January 31st. 
The ReTRAC Connect website can be accessed here. Instructions on using the software system can be viewed here. For help entering your data in the system please contact Cody at or 720-564-2757. For other questions on the Annual Report contact Strategic Initiatives, or 720-887-2293.

The report shall include: 
  • Weight (in tons) of the following:
    • Discarded Materials
    • Landfill Materials
    • Total Landfill Materials
    • Total Landfilled Construction and Demolition Materials
    • Total Recycled Construction and Demolition Materials
    • Recyclable Materials listed by commodity or aggregated into commingled containers including mixed paper and single stream (commingled containers combined with mixed paper)
    • Compostables
    • E-scrap
    • Landscaping Materials
    • Architectural Paint
    • Reuse Materials
    • Other information deemed necessary as waste diversion are further developed
  • Name and final destination facility(ies) of landfill, recycling, composting, C&D, e-scrap, architectural paint, reuse materials, and/or landscape materials

Trash and Rubbish Hauling Application - same form for new businesses and as renewal for existing businesses

Trash Haulers