Firearm Ordinances

During the 2021 Colorado legislative session, state lawmakers passed a law to give localities the flexibility to come up with their own ordinances addressing the sale, purchase, or possession of firearms within their jurisdictions (Colorado Senate Bill 21-256). The City and County of Broomfield is joining other organizations and governments across Colorado and the United States to do that.

If not postponed, these ordinances went into effect on January 22, 2023.

Ordinance 2188

Ban the sale and possession of rapid-fire trigger activators

Ordinance 2189

Establish a minimum age of 21 years to purchase a firearm

  • This ordinance was postponed until the June 13, 2023 City Council meeting. It is not currently in effect in Broomfield.

Ordinance 2190

Regulate the possession of unserialized firearms

Ordinance 2191

Require all firearm dealers in Broomfield to post signs and provide an educational notification where a firearm sale/transfer occurs

Ordinance 2192

Require a ten-day waiting period and proof of training/experience prior to the sale of firearms

  • This ordinance was postponed until the June 13, 2023 City Council meeting. It is not currently in effect in Broomfield.

Ordinance 2193

Prohibit the open carry of firearms in public places located in Broomfield 

Ordinance 2194

Prohibit the conceal carry of firearms in CCOB owned and operated places

Ordinance 2195

Update definitions in code that apply to the regulation of firearms

Ordinance 2200

Update various code provisions for consistency in light of other code changes

To see the full text, see the staff memo on the proposed ordinances from the Jan. 10, 2023 City Council meeting.