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


Application Process

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:

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 copy(ies) of valid driver’s license(s) or state issued identification card(s) which shows the address of the property for each property owner.

Step 4:  Schedule E  form 1040 (link is for example purposes) is required if multiple properties are owned by the applicant(s) to verify principal residence.  Please submit a copy of the form from the most current tax year filed.

Step 5:  Approved applicants will receive their short term rental license from the City Clerk's office by email. Click the APPROVED APPLICATION tab above.