Become a Licensed Contractor - Apply for a City of Boulder Contractor License
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• Contractor Licensing Brochure
License Updates & Renewals
Any changes to business name, address, contact information or license type may be submitted via email.
A contractor license is valid for 12 months from date of issue. Renewal information may be submitted via email, however the license holder must pay the required fees via credit card by phone (303-441-1880) or fax (303-441-4241), or by check written to City of Boulder and mailed to City of Boulder Contractor Licensing, PO Box 791, Boulder, CO 80306.
Update or renew your contractor license via email.
Contractor licensing fees can be found in Sections 4-20-4, 4-20-13, 4-20-15, 4-20-21, and 4-20-56 of the Boulder Revised Code, or you may obtain a copy of the Schedule of Fees from our office, located at 1739 Broadway, third floor.
Contractor Licensing Exams
Location and information regarding contractor license exams can be found at www.iccsafe.org/contractor.
Every contractor granted a license is required to maintain at all times a certificate of insurance showing the following information:
- City of Boulder, 1739 Broadway, 3rd floor, PO Box 791, Boulder, CO 80306 as Certificate Holder and Additional Insured.
- The insured's name and address. The company name and address must be identical on the certificate of insurance, application and license.
- The insurance agent's name, business address, email and phone contact information.
- The policy number, limits and policy term.
- Public Liability Insurance minimum limit of $150,000 per person minimum limit of $600,000 per accident .
- Public Property Damage Insurance minimum limit of $100,000 per accident .
- Workers' Compensation Insurance as required by Colorado Revised Statutes for any employee other than the licensee.
- Surety Bond good for one year in the amount of $5,000 (Right-of-Way licenses only).
- An endorsement requiring 10 days notice by mail to the Planning and Development Services Center before the insurer may cancel the policy.
- Signature of the qualified agent must also be shown on the certificate.
View lists of contractors that are licensed with the City of Boulder.
The city license for contractors requires testing, but this does not mean that the city endorses these businesses.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 March 2013 08:06