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Your license will be recorded in the county in which you applied for the license, not necessarily the county in which the marriage took place. You may obtain a certified copy either in person or by mail. The cost is $1.25 per certified copy. If requested by mail, submit the names of both bride and groom, the date of the ceremony, the address to which the copy should be mailed, and a check or money order, payable to the City and County of Broomfield, for the amount due.
The fee for recording most documents is $13.00 for the first page, and $5.00 for each additional page. For additional information click on fee schedule.
The fees for recording a UCC document are $13.00 for a one or two page document, $18.00 for three or more pages.
E-recorded UCC filings are $8.00 per document.
Submit correct fees - cash or check onlyChecks payable to City and County of BroomfieldOne inch (1") margin at top and bottom of documentReturn address for mailing document back (return envelope appreciated)Documents must be in English or be accompanied by a translation
Unofficial images of the recorded documents are available for viewing online only. The images are available from November 15, 2001, to present day. Click on Search Recorded Documents on Recording home page to access.
You may order a copy or a certified copy of a recorded document either in person or by mail. If requesting by mail, include the recording (reception) number of the document, or the name(s) on the document, and approximate recording date. Also include, the address where the copy should be mailed, and a check for the amount due. Fees for copies are $.25 / page. To certify a copy, the fee is an additional $1.00 per document. Only documents within the City and County of Broomfield Recording database can be certified.
Military Discharge documents are available to the person named at no charge. If you need a copy of a document recorded prior to November 15, 2001, please contact the previous county for their assistance. Adams County Clerk & Recorder - 720.523.6020; Boulder County Clerk & Recorder - 303.413.7770; Jefferson County Clerk & Recorder - 303.271.8121; Weld County Clerk & Recorder - 970.304.6520.
Call 303.438.6370 and talk to one of the plans analysts. They can answer a variety of questions on most phases of any project. If you manage to stump one of them, the plans analysts can always connect you with a specific inspector or they will research your question and call you back with an answer. You can also email your questions to any of the plans analysts listed on the
The building division is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.
Starting February 3rd, 2020 - Over the counter plan reviews (Basement Finish, Small Remodels, Decks, Pergola’s, Patio Covers and any other permit that requires a plan reviewer) will only be available between 9 am to 1 pm Monday - Friday - If you are bringing in any plan review documents outside of this time frame or if you are bringing in a big project please be prepared to drop your plans off for review and we will call or email you once they are complete.
Call 303-438-6370 to speak with one of our plans analysts, permit technicians, inspectors, or the chief building official. Our directory has specific names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
Go north on I-25 to 120th Avenue exit. Go west on 120th Avenue to Lamar Street. Lamar Street will be the 2nd traffic light past Sheridan Blvd. Turn right on Lamar (before Applebee's). Drive north to the third stop sign, a T-intersection with DesCombes Drive. Directly ahead is the entry to the parking lot, with the George Di Ciero City and County Building in front of you and the Combined Courts and Police building on your right. Enter the George Di Ciero City and County Building at the door marked Community Development and Public Works.
From Boulder:Go southeast on U.S. Hwy 36, Boulder Turnpike, take the Hwy 287 exit, #. Turn north onto US Highway 287/Wadsworth Parkway. Drive north to Midway Blvd. (the stoplight at the bottom of the hill) and turn right, going east. Continue on Midway Blvd. for about 1 1/2 miles, passing a signalized intersection at Main Street. Take the next right turn at Lamar Street. Two blocks south, Lamar Street curves around the George Di Ciero City and County Building to become DesCombes Drive. Turn right at the first parking lot entrance, and the George Di Ciero City and County Building will be directly in front of you with the Combined Courts and Police building on your right. Enter the George Di Ciero City and County Building at the door marked Community Development and Public Works. From North of Denver:
Go south on I-25 to 120th Avenue exit. Go west on 120th Avenue to Lamar Street. Lamar Street will be the 2nd traffic light past Sheridan Blvd. Turn right on Lamar (before Applebee's). Drive north to the third stop sign, a T-intersection with DesCombes Drive.
Directly ahead is the entry to the parking lot, with the George Di Ciero City and County Building in front of you and the Combined Courts and Police building on your right. Enter the George Di Ciero City and County Building at the door marked Community Development and Public Works.From Longmont or Lafayette:Go south on US Highway 287 to Midway Blvd. Turn left, going east. Continue on Midway Blvd. for about 1 1/2 miles, passing a signalized intersection at Main Street. Take the next right turn at Lamar Street. Two blocks south, Lamar Street curves around City Hall to become DesCombes Drive. Turn right at the first parking lot entrance, and the George Di Ciero City and County Building will be directly in front of you with the Combined Courts and Police building on your right. Enter the George Di Ciero City and County Building at the door marked Community Development and Public Works.
Basement finish, fences, water heaters, furnaces, decks, and shingle re-roof permits are typically processed over the counter.
If the plans analyst on duty is quite busy, you may be asked to leave your permit for a 1 to 3 day review time.
Other Plan Review Times:
New house – Custom or New Model - 6 to 7 weeks for 1st comments
New house – Master Plan - 6 to 7 weeks for 1st comments
New Commercial – 6 to 7 weeks for 1st comments
Tenant Finish - 4 to 5 weeks for 1st comments
Residential Additions – 4 to 5 weeks for 1st comments
For typical homeowner projects, one set of plans is required. The plans should include a site plan that shows where the proposed construction will be located on the property, including lot dimensions and all existing structures; a floor plan showing the use of the spaces, any framing proposed, and dimensions; and a section view, if needed, to show how the structure is attached to the existing building. Please refer to our handout section on our web page for more information.
For commercial projects & tenant finish work, two complete sets of plans shall be submitted. Wet stamp or electronic stamp is acceptable. Please see our website under forms for applications and more detail.
Use Tax = Total valuation x 50% x 4.15% for contractorsUse Tax = Materials valuation x 4.15% for homeowners doing all their own work.
Typically, all structures shall be at least 5 feet away from the side property lines, and could be required to be set back even greater distances. In a majority of cases, the house is constructed at the minimum front setback line, and no structure can be built closer to the street than the house. The rear yard setbacks vary considerably, depending on the subdivision and the structure. There may also be utility or drainage easements in various locations on your lot that restrict the placement of any structure.
For correct setback information in all zoning districts, please call the City and County of Broomfield Planning Division at 303-438-6284.
If you are a homeowner you will call our automated line 303-438-6376 to schedule inspections. The information needed to schedule your inspection will be on the inspection record card (orange card) that will be given to you when the permit is issued at our counter or by your contractor. This will have the permit number (numerics only) and the 3 digit inspection code that is needed to schedule your inspection. The automated line allows you to schedule up to four days out, next day inspections are not guaranteed so please plan accordingly.
If you are a contractor you can be signed up to use our online (Citizen Access) website to schedule your inspections, however, you will need to call our offices to set up your online access 303-438-6370.
The currently adopted building code also requires smoke alarms to be installed in the home whenever interior alterations are made that require a building permit. Therefore, for permits issued after July 1, 2009, inspections for all interior alterations and additions will include verification of correct installation of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in dwelling units that include fuel fired appliances or an attached garage. Approved combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms may be used. Interior alterations include, but are not limited to remodels, basement finishing, replacement of furnaces, water heaters, installation of air conditioning, and window replacements.
Carbon monoxide alarms shall produce a distinct, audible alarm, may be combined with a smoke detecting device if the combined device produces an alarm, or an alarm and voice signal, in a manner that clearly differentiates between the two hazards, and shall be listed by an approved, nationally recognized, independent product-safety testing and certification laboratory.
Carbon monoxide alarms shall be powered by one of the following methods: fully battery powered, plug-connected into a dwelling's unswitched electrical outlet and include a battery backup, wired into a dwelling's electrical system and include a battery back-up, or connected to an electrical system via an electrical panel.
Carbon monoxide alarms shall be installed within 15 feet of the entry to each sleeping room.
Smoke alarms shall be listed by an approved, nationally recognized, independent product-safety testing and certification laboratory per IRC Section 313.1. Smoke alarms shall be installed in accordance with the current building code: on each floor level of the home, in the immediate vicinity outside each separate sleeping area, and in each sleeping room. When more than one smoke alarm is required, the devices shall be interconnected in such a manner that the actuation of one alarm will activate all of the alarms in the individual dwelling unit.
Smoke alarms shall receive their primary power from the building wiring and include a battery backup. For alterations, interconnection and hard-wiring of smoke alarms will be required only if the alterations include electrical work in the area requiring a smoke alarm; in all other cases, battery powered smoke alarms will be acceptable. The installation of carbon monoxide alarms and smoke alarms shall comply with the manufacturers installation instructions.
Low-pressure steam boilers with no more than 15 psi and/or less than 250 degrees F;
Hydronic (water) boilers with no more than 160 psi and or less than 250 degrees F;
High-pressure steam boilers with more than 15 psi and/or more than 250 degrees F; and
Hydronic (water) boilers with more than 160 psi and/or more than 250 degrees F.
Water heaters are also treated as low-pressure boilers for inspection purposes if the heat input is more than 200,000 BTU/Hr, the water temperature exceeds 210 degrees F, or the nominal water-containing capacity is greater than 120 gallons.
Locations likely to have boilers also needing State of Colorado permits and inspections include offices, schools, apartment buildings providing hot water supply and/or heat, utilities, processing plants, drill rig sites, commercial laundries, dry cleaners and hospitals. Please see the State of Colorado Boiler Inspection website for complete information. (http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-OilPublicSafety/CDLE/1248095303782)
All animal control issues are handled by the Broomfield Police Department's Animal Control Unit. View contact information.
Beekeeping is allowed in single family areas as of 9/10/2015. BMC 6-24-050 Special restrictions apply and a license must be obtained from the Community Development Department for $25. Downloadable license HERE.
Up to five chickens are allowed in single family areas but must meet restrictions and a license is required. BMC 6-24-010 A license can be obtained from the Community Development Department for $25. Downloadable license HERE.
Trailers on the street need to be attached to a towing vehicle. BMC 10-12-040
It is unlawful to dump anything on any public or private property. BMC 8-04-020
Please keep fences and vegetation from blocking sidewalks, streets, and the view of traffic or traffic signs. BMC 12-08-020
Any vehicle not displaying current license plates or not operable needs to be stored inside a garage or removed from the property. BMC 8-20-020
Vehicles need to be parked on an improved surface such as concrete, asphalt, or three inches of gravel kept free of vegetation. For allowed parking locations see Section 17-32-080(D) of the municipal code.
Properties must be properly maintained. If a home has a deteriorated roof and broken windows along with weeds or rubbish, a property nuisance violation may exist. BMC 8-17-020
If you must place a refrigerator outside while waiting for its removal, please remove or secure the doors to prevent children from being trapped. BMC 8-16-130
Keep your property free of discarded items or items not made to be placed outside. BMC 8-08-040(B)
A Short Term Rental is the rental of all or a portion of a principal residence 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 BMC Chapter 5-39. A property owner must obtain a Short Term Rental License and a City and County Broomfield Sales Tax license with the Clerk's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Signs generally require a permit and cannot be located off-site. Check with the Planning Division on sign restrictions. BMC 17-44-060
Snow must be removed from public walks no later than noon of the day following the snowfall. BMC 12-04-020
A maximum of three unrelated persons can live in a home. No limit exists if everyone is related. BMC 17-04-202
Any vegetation, including woody shrubs, not part of a planned and maintained landscape may not exceed 12 inches in height. BMC 8-08-040(A)
Uses must comply with the requirements of the zoning district in which they are located. BMC 17-02-030
There are several options available for standing water.
If your sewer is backing up beyond the property line into the main line, a Public Private Improvement Permit needs to be submitted. Broomfield offers a SEWER program which eligible homeowners could qualify for a reimbursement. For more information pertaining to the SEWER Program click here. Once the permit is approved, Broomfield will notify the applicant with the necessary fees; and the applicant shall coordinate with the Broomfield Engineering Inspection Division.
Storage pods, roll-offs, and dumpsters can be placed on the roadway after a permit has been granted. The preferred location for dumpsters and storage pods are in private driveways.
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For more information on zoning within the City and County of Broomfield, please reference our zoning page.
View the following documents for more information:
Variance means a grant of relief from the requirements of your zone district which permits construction in a manner that would otherwise be prohibited by your zone district. To apply for a variance or determine is a variance will be required please contact the Planning Division at 303.438.6284 or Planning@Broomfield.org.
HoursThe Planning Division is in office every Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PMA planner on Call is available for walk-in questions and permits from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
StaffAnna Bertanzetti - Planning DirectorLynn Merwin - Principal PlannerJosh Olhava - Principal Planner Branden Roe - Senior PlannerJudy Hammer - Senior PlannerShelby Jablon - Associate Planner
Please contact the Planning Division at 303.438.6284 or Planning@Broomfield.org to discuss potential development projects.
Find out more about the review process.
View an estimated development timeline.
For the Municipal Court, add-ons may appear on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. For add-ons in the County or District Court, contact main clerk’s office at 303-464-5020.
The Combined Courts will accept cash, checks, money order, certified funds, and Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Checks should be made payable to the Broomfield Combined Courts. There is a payment drop box located in front of the court building. Please do not put cash in the payment drop box.
Effective March 1, 2008, the Broomfield Combined Courts will accept credit card payments via the internet. This applies only to municipal, county and district court cases that have an outstanding balance.
Find out more about filing fees, surcharges, and costs in Colorado Courts.
If you are voting for the first time in Colorado and did not provide ID when you registered to vote, you must provide a photocopy of your ID in the Official Return Envelope so that your ballot can be counted. The words "ID REQUIRED" will appear on your Official Return Envelope. Please see the Voter Instructions that arrived with your ballot for details and acceptable forms of ID. If your ID shows an address, the address must be in the State of Colorado.
For all children under the age of 18, curfew is 10:30 p.m.; however, on Friday and Saturday nights, minors between age 15 and 18 have an extended curfew of 1 a.m. with permission of parents. There are some exceptions to this ordinance. For more information, please see Broomfield Municipal Code 9-62-030.
In order to qualify for CCCAP, you must meet basic income eligibility requirements and you must be participating in a qualifying activity. A qualifying activity includes working or looking for employment (up to 30 days per year). Child care assistance will only be provided for the actual hours worked. Income eligibility is based on gross income including unearned income such as child support. All Broomfield CCCAP single heads of household applicants are required to apply for child support and pay a one time $20 child support application fee, if applicable.
To qualify for CCCAP in Broomfield, your family income must fall within 185% of the federal poverty level. Contact the CCCAP technician at 720.887.2275 to learn more about the eligibility requirements. The technician will conduct a brief telephone interview to determine income eligibility and schedule an appointment for a full intake interview.
Yes. You must file for child support for all children in your home, even if they are not in child care.
The steps to become certified as a foster family are fully outlined in the Colorado State regulations for foster care homes. Once you successfully completed these steps, you may be certified to foster a child.
For more information, call Broomfield Health and Human Services Department at 720.887.2266. A representative will contact you regarding the program. Orientation and required training will be provided at no cost to prospective foster applicants.
Historic resources are buildings, sites, structures, objects, and districts that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. In addition, resources provide character, continuity, and a sense of uniqueness to the community.
For purposes of designating a local historic landmark, historic properties are defined by the Municipal Code as being at least 50 years old with architectural, social, geographic, or environmental importance. In addition, the historic property will fit at least one of the following criteria:
• Exemplify specific elements of an architectural style or period;
• Illustrate the work of an architect or builder recognized for expertise;
• Demonstrate superior craftsmanship or high artistic value;
• Represent an innovation in construction materials or design;
• Represent a style particularly associated with the Broomfield area;
• Represent a built environment of a group of people in an era of history;
• Illustrate a significant historic remodel and identify the site of an historic event;
• Exemplify cultural, political, economic or social heritage of the community;
• Represent an association with a notable person, or the work of a notable person;
• Represent a typical example or association with a particular ethnic group;
• Represent a unique example of an event in Broomfield’s history;
• Enhance a sense of identity of the community; or
• Consist of an established and familiar natural setting or visual feature of the community.
Broomfield is a Certified Local Government (CLG). CLG status allows for a partnership of local interests with State and National services and programs.
Surveying is a systematic method of documenting historic resources through fieldwork and research. Each resource is documented with photographs, maps, and a written description on an inventory form.
A survey does not require approval by the property owner, although support and involvement by property owners is encouraged and helps to ensure all available information is documented.
Surveys help ensure consistent identification, documentation, and evaluation of important cultural and historic resources. Undertaking a survey to identify historic resources acknowledges that these resources have value to the community and future generations.
A survey is fundamental to historic preservation because it results in the identification of historic resources, helps determine which of those resources should be preserved, and can be essential in shaping local ordinances, guidelines, or master plans to protect these resources.
In general, surveys usually begin at the reconnaissance level. After additional research and identification of property types, a smaller number of properties are selected for time-and-research-heavy intensive surveys.
Inclusion within a survey can greatly benefit owners of a wide range of potentially historic properties. For example, buildings with high levels of architectural significance, or association with important events or people, can be documented as eligible for listing as a local historic landmark, or in the Colorado or National Registries.
Properties determined as eligible may choose to apply for a local, State, or National designation.
Designated properties may qualify and apply for State or Federal tax credits for rehabilitation, restoration, or reconstruction work that meets the Secretary of the Interior's Standards.
No. There is no fee for inclusion within a designated survey. Survey work is funded through grants and the City's General Fund.
No. A survey is a method to document the community’s historical resources. No restrictions or requirements are imposed on property owners. A survey is a public document.
A landmark is a place, structure, feature, or object that has been designated by the City Council as historically or architecturally significant by itself or because it is associated with events, persons, or trends significant in the history of the City. Landmark designation recognizes individual properties, protecting them so their unique qualities and characteristics are maintained and preserved.
A property owner, any board or commission in Broomfield, or the City Council may nominate a property, area, building, or structure for historic landmark designation. Property owner permission is required as part of the application. Any nomination excluding the property owner’s permission will be rejected by the City.
The application is reviewed by staff, finalized and presented to the Historic Landmark Board at a public hearing for recommendation to City Council. City Council holds a public hearing and takes final action on a landmark designation application.
Local historic landmarks must be maintained adequately and historic features preserved. Modifications, alterations, and the removal or demolition of a landmarked resource requires approval by the Historic Landmark Board through a Certificate of Appropriateness.
Please contact the Broomfield Historic Landmark Board and staff liaison.
No. Landmark designation means that changes must be publicly reviewed to ensure that the landmark's special qualities are not lost through inappropriate alterations.
If you want to demolish your home or significantly alter the exterior characteristics of your home or build a new structure your plans would go through a review called a “Certificate of Appropriateness” (COA) by the Historic Landmark Board. Normal maintenance and repair are exempt from COA review. The Board works closely with owners both before and after designation to develop design solutions that respect the landmark's significance while acknowledging its ongoing use.
The City's COA review criteria are specified in the City's preservation ordinance and the city considers the guidelines of the National Register in their COA review.
A historic district possesses a significant concentration, linkage, or continuity of sites, buildings, structures, or objects united historically or aesthetically by plan or physical development.
District designation contributes to retaining neighborhood character by discouraging demolition of historic buildings and encouraging their reuse and sensitive renovation with tax incentives and zoning code flexibility. It also helps ensure that new construction is compatible with the existing neighborhood.
Neighborhood character or feel is an important factor attracting people to neighborhoods. Local designation provides a "tool" to help retain neighborhood character, keeping the neighborhood special and a desirable place to live. Studies have shown that people are more willing to invest in locally designated neighborhoods because of the greater degree of certainty that designated neighborhoods will retain their special character.
Numerous studies have shown a variety of benefits for locally designated historic districts including property values in locally designated neighborhoods increasing more or holding their property value better than in comparable non-designated neighborhoods.
You will not be told what color you can paint your house or what can be done inside your house. You can change the windows in your home although if you have historic wood frame windows often times the most economical choice is to restore rather than to replace those windows.
If you want to demolish your home or significantly alter the exterior characteristics of your home or build a new structure your plans would go through a review called a “Certificate of Appropriateness” (COA) by the Historic Landmark Board. Normal maintenance and repair are exempt from COA review. The goal of the COA review is to maintain neighborhood character by discouraging and/or preventing the sort of changes that over time can erode what makes a neighborhood special.
Yes. All buildings within a district are subject to Certificate of Appropriateness review but not to the same extent. At the time of approval, the structures within a local district will be identified as either contributing (historic) or non-contributing (non-historic). Generally, a building must be at least 50 years old and retain its historic features and feel to be considered as a contributing resource. The review of proposed significant exterior changes or demolition of a non-contributing structure will be focused on the potential impact to the neighborhood rather than on the individual building.
Yes. Inclusion in a historic district requires approval by all affected property owners. Public participation is an important part of any City process.
As population grows and development pressure increases, local citizens actually have less influence on how their communities evolve – unless there is some sort of local design review in place that oversees development. Creating a historic district is a way of singling out the special places within Broomfield. It helps ensure the unique attributes that define those will remain for future generations and preventing their gradual erosion.
Historic districts encourage reinvestment. When you are part of a historic district, you have some certainty that any new construction or renovation activity will be respectful of the existing character of the community and its architecture. Historic district regulations are quality assurance standards, so that if you invest in your building, you are assured that your investment won’t be negated by a thoughtless renovation next door. Local historic districts encourage better design. There is generally a greater sense of cohesion, more innovative use of materials, and greater public appeal within historic districts than in areas without historic designations.
Broomfield administers a very limited number of Housing Choice Vouchers from the Colorado Division of Housing. When the application waitlist is open, it will be advertised on the Broomfield Housing Authority webpage and in the Broomfield Enterprise. A current voucher holder may move to Broomfield by transferring their current voucher to the Colorado Division of Housing.
To apply for any apartment, either low income or market rate, you must contact the apartment management directly. Broomfield does not currently own or manage any rental units.
There are no shelters in Broomfield; however, you may contact FISH Inc. of Broomfield 303.465.1600 OR the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless 303.442.4646. The United Way of Denver (Mile High United Way) also has current information of available shelter space in the Denver metro area. You may access their referral service by dialing 2-1-1.
At this time, there is not funding in Broomfield for down payment assistance. You may access information to resources available, state wide, for future homeowners, through the Boulder County Housing Counseling Program web page or call 720.564.2279.
Broomfield residents may receive free counseling services from the Boulder County Housing Counseling Program, which offers foreclosure prevention counseling and assistance with mortgage lending options. Access their website, below, or call 720.564.2279. You may also call the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline at 1.877.601.HOPE (4673); bi-lingual counselors are available.
Once the position has closed and all applications have been reviewed by HR and the hiring manager you will be notified by email of your status. If you have further questions about your application status you can send us an email or call 303-438-6320.
1) Open Enrollment (at the end of each year, effective January 1st of the following year)
2) Qualifying Event - change in employment status, marriage, divorce, death, birth - in this case you must submit the enrollment/change form to HR within 31 days (including date of the event).
- Birth and care of a newborn - Adoption or foster care of a child - Employee’s own “serious health condition” - Care of a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition * “care” includes psychological care, comfort - Care for ill or injured service member (* up to 26 weeks*) - Qualifying exigency related to military service
Employees who have been employed for at leave 12 months and who have worked at least 1,250 hours in the 12 months preceding the commencement of Family or Medical Leave are eligible for said leave if one of the following conditions above is met and certified. Hours charged to annual leave, sick leave, short-term disability leave, compensatory time use, holiday leave, injury leave, civil leave, funeral leave, administrative leave and leave with our pay do not count towards the 1, 250 hour requirement.
Please contact Human Resources at (303)438-6320 if you think you may qualify or complete the Leave Request Form under the QuickLinks on the Leave Webpage and return to Human Resources.
- Leave Request Form – completed by the employee and signed for approval by supervisor- Employee Certification of Health Care Provider – completed by the employee’s physician and must review employee’s job description- Release to Return to Work – prior to returning to work the employee’s physician must complete this document and review the employee’s job description
Please note that if you are a benefited employee and are incapacitated for seven or more consecutive days for your own serious health condition and is doctor certified you may be eligible for Short-Term Disability leave.
- Leave Request Form – completed by the employee and signed for approval by supervisor- Family Member Certification of Health Care Provider – completed by the immediate family member’s physician (this does not need to be completed if employee is only using sick leave).
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Vehicles may be registered at the George Di Ciero City and County Building, 1 DesCombes Drive, Broomfield CO 80020. Our office is located in the west wing.
You cannot renew your vehicle over the phone. You are able to renew online if insurance is current and emissions have been updated with the State. To renew online or obtain additional information click on
Broomfield Motor Vehicle accepts cash and checks with no additional fees. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted. Additional portal fee of .75 cents per transaction plus 2.25% will be charged on both Credit/Debit cards.
Yes, your insurance provider may fax proof of insurance to our office. Our fax number is 303.464.5862.
We will also accept a Digital Proof of Insurance shown on your phone, tablet or laptop.
Colorado plates remain with the customer, not the vehicle. If a vehicle is sold or traded, license plates should be removed and a pro-rated amount of the fees, based on the time remaining be credited toward your new vehicle registration or the renewal of another vehicle registered in the same name, provided the registration is not expired at the time the credit is applied for. Plates, proof of sale and registration should be brought into the office.
The cost of process service depends on the type of document being served. A fee schedule is located outside the Records counter and on our web page. Mileage is charged at the one-time rate of $2.00 per person, per location. If you are uncertain of what it will cost you to have your documents served, please feel free to contact the Civil Unit directly at 303-438-6480.
Every person riding a bicycle or electrical assisted bicycle shall have all of the rights and duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle under this article.
Colorado Revised Statute 42-4-221(1) et seq. addresses the various equipment requirements for EPAMDs to travel on public roadways.
(E) On any other publicly or privately owned parks, ball fields, recreational areas, bike trails, horse trails, lake areas, easements, sidewalk, or other areas dedicated to or commonly used for pedestrian or bicycle traffic.
CodeRED (similar to Reverse 9-1-1), is the primary alert & warning system utilized in the City & County of Broomfield. The Broomfield Police Public Safety Communications Center can activate CodeRED in a specified area. Calls, texts or emails can simultaneously reach the specified community to deliver alerts/warnings and critical safety instructions.
CodeRED, by Onsolve is a mass notification software in which the City and County of Broomfield can send critical communications to residents and business owners in affected areas during emergencies.
The CodeRED Mobile Alert app provides advanced, real-time, location-specific alerts. You will receive a notification when you are within a geographic proximity to a warning area. For instance, you might be visiting a friend or shopping at a location that is within the warning area. The app will detect your proximity and provide you with the same warning given to those who live and work in that area. The free mobile app is available at the App Store and Google Play.
Here’s the link: https://tinyurl.com/CodeRED-Mobile-Alert-App
Go to your911.net - you can register your cell phone and also update your information if you have moved.
Everyone! If you have a cell phone or non-static VoIP (Vonale, OnSip, or RingCentral) system you must register your information on your own. Go to your911.net.
CodeRED will be used for emergency incidents where timely notification to people in a specific geographic area is essential. You will receive a call, text or email that will provide you specific safety actions to be taken, such as shelter-in-place or evacuation.
Multiple numbers can be entered for one location, and multiple locations can be entered for one phone number. However, all locations must be in Broomfield or Jefferson Counties.
No. If you have a CenturyLink landline or Comcast VoIP system, your telephone numbers will be automatically entered into the system. However, we suggest that you take a minute and confirm your information and add any additional cell phone and/or addresses. Go to your911.net.
The system will attempt to leave a message three times. If you have voicemail setup, the system will leave the message.
No. If you have solicitor block on your phone you will not receive a call. The same technology for “auto-dial” for solicitation is being utilized. A CodeRED message will have a caller ID of 866.419.5000. We suggest that you enter that number into your phone system and “unblock” that specific number.
f the line is busy, CodeRED will call back three times. If you don’t receive a message, or would like to have the message repeated, call 866.419.5000.
Listen carefully to the entire message. Follow instructions. Do not hang up until you hear the entire message. If you need to hear it again, you can call 866.419.5000 to replay the message. Do not call 911 for further information unless directed to do so or if you need immediate assistance.
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It can take several minutes for everyone to receive the notification due to a variety of factors. When launching 2500 phone calls it takes about 7 minutes to complete.
In addition to the City and County of Broomfield, other local agencies include Adams and Jefferson Counties. Boulder County uses Everbridge Emergency Alert for their emergency notifications.
The costs incurred are covered by paid phone taxes collected and distributed to the Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority (aka 911 Authority Board).
Call Broomfield’s non-emergency number 303.438.6400, and a Communications Specialist can assist you.
The number for assistance is 866.939.0911 (EST).
(B) Operation of golf cars in areas maintained and zoned or approved for golf course use.
(B) Operation of golf cars in areas maintained and zoned or approved for golf course use is allowed.
Every person riding a low-power scooter upon a roadway where low-power scooter travel is permitted shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties and penalties applicable to the driver of a vehicle.
A low-speed electric vehicle may be operated only on a roadway that has a speed limit equal to or less than 35 mph; except that it may be operated to directly cross a roadway that has a speed limit greater than 35 mpg at an at-grade crossing to continue traveling along a roadway with a speed limit equal to or less than 35 mph. Colorado Revised Statute 42-1-102(58) defines a motor vehicle as any self-propelled vehicle that is designed primarily for travel on the public highways and that is generally and commonly used to transport persons and property over the public highways or a low-speed electric vehicle. All traffic regulations listed for motor vehicles apply to low-speed electric vehicles.
Off highway vehicles may not be operated upon any public streets, roads, or highways except in the following circumstances: when designated for that specific use by the appropriate government agency, while crossing a roadway, railroad tracks, bridge or culvert, or for agricultural purposes.
It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian, or any adult to authorize, assist, permit, or encourage any minor to operate any motor vehicle or recreational vehicle in violation of the provisions of this chapter.
Motorized apparatus or vehicles used for maintenance of, construction on, or patrol of the properties delineated in section 10-16-020 shall not be prohibited or regulated by the provisions of this chapter; reasonable travel on the property by the owner of said property not generating noise or dust pollution, erosion or fire hazards is likewise permitted.
The City and County of Broomfield accepts applications only for posted positions. To apply for current openings, submit a completed application online at www.broomfield.org/jobs. Human Resources will review all applications and notify applicants of their status. If applicants meet the necessary requirements, the following testing is scheduled: 1. Physical Agility Test 2. Computer Voice Stress Analysis 3. Oral Board Interview 4. Thorough Background Investigation 5. Interview with the Chief of Police and/or Deputy Chief of Police 6. Psychological Exam, Medical Exam, and Drug Screen
Failure to pass any state of testing in the process would terminate an applicant from continuing further in the process.
It is important to remember that though SVP's may pose a risk, they are not the only sex offenders in the community. Other offenders who may be dangerous, but who are not subject to community notification by law, include all un-convicted sex offenders, all sex offenders whose offenses were committed prior to July 1, 1999, and many who have not been identified as known sex offenders. Research indicates that a person is most likely to be sexually assaulted by someone they know.
"It is also unlawful for any person upon roller skates or riding in or by means of any coaster, toy vehicle, or similar device to go upon any roadway except while crossing a highway in a crosswalk, and when so crossing such person shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to pedestrians."
(E) On any other publicly or privately owned parks, ball fields, recreational areas, bike trails, horse trails, lake areas, easements, sidewalk, or other areas dedicated to or commonly used for pedestrian or bicycle traffic.
Colorado Revised Statute 42-4-710(3) also applies to the restriction.
If you are calling with questions specifically about your case, you may contact the detective or officer assigned to your case or contact Victim Services during business hours at 303.438.6471 or 303.438.6429. recruitment.
Pedestrians walking or traveling in a wheelchair along and upon highways where sidewalks are not provided shall walk or travel only on a road shoulder as far as practicable from the edge of the roadway. Where neither a sidewalk nor road shoulder is available, any pedestrian walking or traveling in a wheelchair along and upon a highway shall walk as near as practicable to an outside edge of the roadway and, in the case of a two-way roadway, shall walk or travel only on the left side of the roadway facing traffic that may approach from the opposite direction.
Septic owners: The proposed fees would affect existing septic owners if they have to install a new system, repair an existing system, sell their home and/or add a bedroom to their home. Under the proposed regulations, all new systems would have to be in compliance.
System cleaners: The proposed fee associated with system cleaners will be increased from $25 to $50. This proposed fee adjustment is to reflect administrative costs associated with review and processing the application.
System installers: The proposed fee associated with system installers will be increased from $25 to $50. This proposed fee adjustment is to reflect administrative costs associated with review and processing the application.
Schedule an inspection for the On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) with a certified inspector and have the certified inspector complete the Use Permit Application.
Note: Certified inspectors are independent and do not work for Broomfield Public Health and Environment.
Submit a copy of the completed inspection form with the Use Permit Application and the required fee.
If deficient items were found during the inspection, repair the deficient item(s) and the certified inspector or owner will complete the Use Permit Deficiency Repair Verification Form documenting that the repairs were made.
Owners of existing OWTS systems will be receiving a letter regarding the proposed OWTS regulation update. No action is needed unless any of the conditions noted in question #6 apply. This letter is intended to provide information and the opportunity for public comment.
Installers/Cleaners must be National Association of Wastewater Technician (NAWT) Certified or equivalent.
Higher Level Treatment Systems are not allowed in the City and County of Broomfield.
For new systems or repairs to existing systems, On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) that include electrical components must be reviewed and/or permitted by the Building Division.
Documentation of waste disposal at a proper facility must be obtained by the system cleaner and provided if requested by the owner or the department.
Standard residential occupancy for an OWTS includes two persons for up to four bedrooms.
The owner/seller of the property is required to obtain a Use Permit. If the owner/seller does not obtain a Use Permit prior to sale or change of ownership, the purchaser of the property will be required to obtain the Use Permit.
Sale or change of ownership of the property served by an On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) per City and County of Broomfield OWTS Regulation.
Change in use of the property.
For example, if the residence is converted into a business or commercial use.
The addition of one or to two bedrooms to the home.
The addition of a separate modular home to the existing OWTS.
For all other circumstances, contact the Broomfield Public Health and Environment at 720.887.2220 or email email@example.com.
The application is reviewed by an environmental health specialist. If it's complete, the Use Permit is issued. If the inspection report indicates there are deficiencies, an environmental health specialist will contact the homeowner for additional guidance on next steps.
You can find a certified inspector online at the National Association of Wastewater Technicians.
A certified inspector will perform the inspection. The certified inspector will evaluate the design and components of the On-site Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) including, but not limited, to the septic tank, electrical connections, controls and pumps (if applicable), and the soil treatment area (drainfield).
All deficiencies that are identified during the inspection need to be repaired before a Use Permit can be issued. If the deficiencies are minor and when all deficiencies noted in the inspection are repaired, then the certified inspector or owner will complete the Use Permit Deficiency Repair Verification Form. This will be submitted with the Use Permit Application.
If the deficiencies are major, the owner would need to submit an OWTS application.
If the certified inspector determines the OWTS is malfunctioning, contact Public Health and Environment at 720.887.2220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently, there is no fee; however, the proposed fee for the revised regulation is $100.
Yes, the mulch is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the new Tree Branch Recycling Center, 2990 W. 124th Ave. on the east side of the entrance.. Bring your shovel and take as much as you need—there is no limit!
Solicitations received by Broomfield residents to enroll in utility protection programs for water and sewer lines on their property are not endorsed, nor are the companies contracted by the City and County of Broomfield to offer water or sewer service line protection programs on the City's behalf. To help educate the residents in our community, we provide the following information about who is responsible for the water and sewer service lines:
Unfortunately, undesirable tastes and odors are common in drinking water supplies, and controlling them can be frustrating for both customers and water treatment staff. Chlorine compounds used for disinfection, distribution system materials, and changes in raw water quality may all cause undesirable tastes and odors. Read more...
The particles were described as whitish or light green, resembling eggshells, scale, oatmeal, or clay. A puzzling laboratory investigation finally revealed that the flakes consisted of some sort of plastic, and that the source was limited to the hot water. Read more...
In most areas of Broomfield, brown water episodes are localized and temporary, generally caused by some nearby activity. Read more...
The concerns we receive are mostly directed to three issues: benefits, safety/health risks and cost. Read more...
Midway Blvd will be closed from Kohl to Laurel street. Parking is available along the neighborhoods or the business district (Garden Center), just west of Midway park. Accessible parking has been designated in the Eastern side of the Garden Center parking lot. Two ADA golf carts (one with a wheel chair lift) are available to give rides to guests who need assistance accessing the festival area. Cart hours are 7:30am to 6pm and guests can find the carts near the East entrance to the Garden Center parking lot.
There are two ATM's at Broomfield Days, one on each side of the park near the beer gardens.
Leashed, well behaved dogs are welcome at Broomfield Days.
There is one baby changing station located near the Girl Scout Shelter on the North side of Midway Park..
Leave your car at home and ride your bike! The Boy Scouts host a Bike Corral that keeps your bike safe while you enjoy the festival.
Applications are available beginning on April 1 each year. Please visit the Vendor Information page to apply. The Broomfield Chamber of Commerce organizes the Trade Fair and their applications are not available until a later date. Please contact the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce at 303.466.1775 for more information. Broomfield Chamber of Commerce website
Arts & Crafts Vendor: Home or hand made items. Crafts that you created personally.
BowWow Broomfield Vendor: Pet-friendly vendors that would like to be located in the BowWow Broomfield Area
Purchase for Resale: Items that are purchased for resale and/or you are a small home based business.
Non-Profit Vendor: You must hold a Federal Non-Profit ID number and give 100% of your proceeds from this event to that Non-Profit organization. This can include games, food, display booths. All food vendors must apply for a Health permit.
Profit Vendor: Vendors who are for profit businesses or individuals who will be selling food, items or providing a game or activity. All food vendors must apply for a Health permit.
Broomfield Chamber Trade Fair Vendor: If you are a business with a store front, you will need to contact the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce at 303-466-1775 for an application. Broomfield Days Vendor Information
Please contact Matt Gulley at 303-460-6912 or email@example.com to determine your Health Permit needs.
Arts & Crafts, Purchase for Resale, Entertainment: Kay Gazaway (firstname.lastname@example.org) 303.460.6925
Broomfield Chamber Trade Fair: Tammy Whitaker (email@example.com) 303.466.1775)
Car Show: Tom Farenbrach (firstname.lastname@example.org) 303.667.2808
Food, games, non-profit vendors: Matt Gulley (email@example.com or 303.460.6912)
Parade: Kim Evelsizer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Zero Waste Information/Volunteering: Matt Gulley (email@example.com) 303.460.6912
Bow Wow Broomfield: Janice Strayve (firstname.lastname@example.org) 303.460.6932
Those who wish to purchase any RESIDENT card or pass are required to show two forms of “proof of residency”. You must present: A Photo ID with your RESIDENT address AND one of the following:Real estate tax notice with your RESIDENT address OR another billing notice that includes your RESIDENT address such as a water bill.If you work in Broomfield, you are eligible to purchase a Resident Card or Pass. You must present:A Photo ID AND Proof of employment at a RESIDENT business.
Stop in or fill out a refund form and send it in. (Please note: A minimum $10 fee is assessed on all program refund requests. Additional fees may apply. For complete information, please contact the program coordinator. )
To cancel online you must access your account on B-Rex.com: Login - My Account - Cancel An Item, then choose the membership you would like to cancel. This method will discontinue your pass IMMEDIATELY! If you would like to cancel your pass as of the next billing date (15th of the month) please visit the Front Desk.Please note: There are no refunds for partial months and there are no cancellation or processing fees. All Punch Pass refund requests will be pro-rated as of the number of punches remaining and assessed a $10 cancellation fee.
Paul Derda Recreation Center: Monday, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Tuesday, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Wednesday, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Thursday, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Friday, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.*; Saturday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
*On Fridays during the school year, the building closes at 6:30 p.m. for the Kids Nite Out Program.
Broomfield does not require a separate “Business License”, however, Liquor Licenses andSolicitor's Licenses are processed by the City Clerk Department at 303-438-6332.
Restaurants, Bars/Grills, and any other food type establishments must call the City & County of Broomfield Health Department at 720-887-2220, for a Health Department inspection and license PRIOR to opening.
The State will provide a sales tax return for remittance of the State Sales Tax, RTD, and Cultural District Tax. DO NOT send the "FlatIron Improvement District" tax or the "Arista Local Improvement District" tax to the State of Colorado.
For a better understanding of the State of Colorado rules, please attend a State seminar. Go to: www.colorado.gov/revenue/tax for a listing of State Sales Tax Seminars.
1. 8.15 % for all locations except those sales made in the “FlatIron Improvement District” and "Arista Local Improvement District."2. 8.16 % for sales made in the “FlatIron Improvement District”3. 8.35 % for sales made "Arista Local Improvement District."
If you sell personal property, and perform installation “services”, please email or call for a determination.
The estimated Use Tax on Construction and Building materials is paid to the Building Department when purchasing a Building Permit. Call 303-438-6249 for an estimate ofthe tax.
Organizers of special events are required to obtain a City & County of Broomfield sales tax license. See the Special Event Organizer Procedure found at our web address: www.broomfield.org/salestax.
Property taxes are due on January 1st of each year but you have until the following deadlines to pay without interest:
First Half due by February 28th
Second Half due by June 15th
In Full due by April 30th
Property tax notices are mailed as soon as possible after the first of each year. If you do not receive your notice by the end of January, please contact the Citizen Assistance Center at 303.438.6390.
If your property lies within the boundaries of the City and County of Broomfield, you will pay your property taxes to the City and County of Broomfield at the Citizen Assistance Center located at:
1 DesCombes Drive
Broomfield, CO 80020
If you are not sure if your property is in Broomfield, please call the Citizen Assistance Center at 303.438.6390, or check our
You owe tax on your property whether or not you receive your tax notice. If you are not sure if you owe tax, please check with the Citizen Assistance Center at 303.438.6390. You may also view your property tax notice online, anytime, using our tax payment search tab.
State law requires that the tax notice be mailed to the address on record for the property owner. Most mortgage companies get their tax information from a private tax service or directly from the county. If you feel your mortgage company needs a copy of the tax notice, you may mail them a copy with your next payment.
In order to conserve tax dollars, Broomfield will not be sending second half notices. You should be sure to mark the June 15th deadline on your calendar.
Property taxes on real estate paid after the due dates accrue interest at the rate of 12% per annum until the date of the tax lien auction. Delinquencies are normally advertised during the month of October and the tax lien sale is held in early November. It is beneficial to pay the tax by the end of September in order to avoid charges which result from the advertising of delinquent tax accounts and before the tax lien sale as described above. If the tax cannot be paid, there is a three year redemption period during which time you can pay the delinquency plus accrued interest and fees. Keep in mind that the next year's taxes will be due the first of the year. The onus is on the taxpayer to take every effort to keep from becoming delinquent on the payment of their property taxes, as a result of continued delinquency could ultimately be the loss of ownership of the property. If you have more questions, please contact the Citizen Assistance Center at 303.438.6390.
Property taxes are calculated by multiplying the assessed value of the property by the mill levy for the taxing area. The assessed value is a percentage of the actual value of your property. (For more information concerning valuation for taxation, refer to the Assessor's page.) The mill levy for the taxing area is the combination of the separate mill levies for each taxing authority within whose established boundaries your property lies.
Mill Levy Total.......... x 0.099512 (usually expressed as 99.512)
Total Property Tax...... $3,139.60
The mill levy is the tax rate used to calculate the tax bills of individual properties within a tax area or district. Each taxing authority determines how much revenue they require from property taxes and divides that by the total assessed value of the properties within their established boundaries, as supplied by the assessor. The resulting tax rate is multiplied by 1,000 to come up with the mill levy.
Property Tax Revenue Needed..........$2,500,000.00
/ Total Assessed Value.................... $31,350,000.00
= Tax Rate........................................ 0.079745
x 1,000............................................. 1,000
= Total Mill Levy................................ 79.745
Taxing authorities, including schools and fire protection districts, levy property taxes in an amount necessary to meet their budgetary needs for the following year. If you want to have a voice in the amount of taxes you will be asked to pay, you may want to attend public budget hearings and get involved in the process.
Property taxes are not paid for services rendered in a prior year. While property taxes are indeed paid on a prior year's valuation, the purpose of property taxes is to fund the following year's operations. Thus, property taxes for the tax year 2019 are to fund the budgets of the cities, counties, school districts, etc. for the year 2020.
For example, a "stealthy" toilet leak could be caused by a defective flapper valve. To determine if this is the case, place a few drops of food coloring or a dye tablet in the tank, and then wait about 10-15 minutes. If the color seeps into the bowl, the flapper valve is not sealing properly and should be repaired.
If your irrigation system is leaking, you may notice the sprinklers malfunctioning, or your lawn may seem especially saturated, water-logged, or "squishy" in some areas. You will need to replace any broken parts or hire a qualified plumber/landscaper to inspect the system.
For additional resources, please refer to this guide to detecting leaks.
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You can now perform a number of functions using the menu options along the left of the Customer Portal screen. Customer Portal
Broomfield has two main sources of high-quality drinking water: treated water purchased from Denver Water (approx. 40%), and raw water supplied to the Water Treatment Plant (approx. 60%) via the Colorado-Big Thompson (CBT) system and Windy Gap Project, under the management of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. Typically, the Broomfield and Denver water sources are blended together, but sometimes the entire community may be served by either water source.
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The Workforce Center is a free resource for job seekers and employers. After completing a simple registration, you will have access to our statewide database of job postings, our resource room which contains computers with high-speed internet, copy and fax machine, and a variety of job related resources such as workshops, career fairs, and career specialists.
We can help you find a job. All of our services are self-directed; you make use of what makes sense for you. We have specialists who can help you find job openings, critique your resume, explore the local labor market or even help with short-term training. We are not a temporary agency that can offer you a job.
There is no unemployment office. You can file online.
Registering with the Workforce Center can be done either in-person at our office or on the computer. Registration includes providing your basic contact information, the type of job(s) that you are interested in and the skill sets that you have. Once registered in our system, you will be able to obtain access to any Workforce Center in Colorado. View a complete listing of Colorado Workforce Centers.
Through our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) we can help with short-term training costs. Please see our WIOA Training Page for more information. However, if you choose not to apply for WIOA, you can still meet with our Educational Opportunity Center representative.
We regularly hold workshops and a monthly Career Fair. For more information visit our Events page, our Job Seekers page and Resources page.
Register online or stop by our office.
Unfortunately, we cannot help with Unemployment Insurance (UI) specific matters. All matters concerning Unemployment Insurance must be handled through the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's Unemployment Insurance Division. You may reach them by phone at 303.318.9000, or view the status of your claim by going to My UI Claimant. However, our Workforce Center is equipped with a chat feature on many of our PCs which is connected to the Unemployment Insurance Division. This feature simplifies contact with UI in real time.