Short Term Rentals

Broomfield Municipal Code - Chapter 5-39

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A short term rental means 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.

Application Process

Step 1: Apply for a short term rental license.  A $100 application fee payable by check, cash, or credit card to the City and County of Broomfield is due at the time of application or renewal.  Short term rental business licenses are valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.  Questions may be directed to the Clerk's Office at 303-438-6332 or cityclerk@broomfield.org 

Step 2: Apply for a sales tax license.  Questions may be directed to the Sales Tax Division at 303-464-5811 or salestax@broomfield.org

Step 3: Post your short term rental license number in all listings and advertisements, and provide your guests with a Renter's Guide to communicate applicable rules and regulations.