Marijuana in Broomfield

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


  1. Retail and Medical Marijuana
  2. License Fees
  3. Marijuana Health Information
  4. Marijuana Cultivation
  5. Marijuana Manufacturing
  6. FAQs
  7. Council Action on Marijuana

Retail and Medical Marijuana

  • On March 16, 2021, Council adopted Ordinance No. 2149 (as amended) on 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.
  • The Ordinance is effective May 3, 2021. 
  • 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
    • Initially, there will be three licenses available to operate a marijuana establishment in Broomfield
    • After 12 months, Broomfield will make available an additional two licenses
    • There will ultimately be five licenses available, total

Application Information and Fees (3 licenses available)

  • Broomfield is currently developing the application. Applications will be available sometime between May 3 and June 25, 2021.
    • If you would like to be notified when the application is available, please submit this form and we will notify you. 
  • July 2: Broomfield will begin accepting applications.
  • August 31: Deadline to apply
    • If you are not selected in the initial application period, you can re-apply after 12 months when two additional licenses will become available
  • The date when the licenses will be issued is TBD.
  • The application fees are TBD.
  • B.M.C. Section 5-42-100 outlines the elements and requirements of the application.
    • Location requirements for marijuana establishments:
      • The Planning Division in the process of developing processes and forms for zoning compliance verifications, which must be included as part of the application.
      • To identify if your location is potentially eligible for a retail marijuana establishment, use this map to identify parcels that were potentially eligible as of March 16, 2021. The City and County of Broomfield has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of its data. Use of this information is the sole responsibility of the user and The City and County of Broomfield assumes no liability associated with the use or misuse of this information. A property must have a final zoning verification in order to qualify for a license.
      • If you have additional questions about a particular property, please reach out to the Planning Division at, and include the following information in your email:

        • Your name and a contact number

        • The address of the property you are inquiring about

        • Any specific questions you have regarding the property

Public Comment

  • All completed applications will be published for public comment; see section 5-42-120(E), B.M.C.
  • Staff is in the process of developing procedures to accept public comment on applications
  • All public comments received prior to the decision on the application will be collected by the city clerk and provided to the selection committee for consideration; see section 5-42-120(F), B.M.C.