For questions regarding licensing and permits, please contact the City Clerk.
City Clerk - Cortlyne Huppe
- (719) 784-4848 Ext. 224
Business licenses are valid until December 31 of the year of issuance. All existing businesses within the City of Florence are required to submit a business license application and pay a $50 renewal fee on an annual basis. The business license renewal fee is due each December 1 and payable to the City of Florence on or before December 31 annually. First-time applicants (opening a new business) applying between January 1 and June 30 will be charged the full $50 business license fee. First-time applicants (opening a new business) applying between July 1 and December 31 will be charged a $25 fee but will be charged the $50 renewal fee upon submission of their business license renewal application for the following year.
To obtain a contractor license through the City of Florence, only payment and proof of liability insurance (minimums below) are required. On the Certificate of Liability, the City of Florence must be listed as the Certificate Holder.
Limited: $50 licensing cost per calendar year. Minimum coverage: $500,000 each occurrence, $1,000,000 aggregate
General: $100 licensing cost per calendar year. Minimum coverage: $1,000,000 each occurrence, $2,000,000 aggregate.
Licenses are valid through December 31 of the year of issuance.
Copies of insurance may be mailed to City Hall with a check for the aforementioned amount, pay online then complete the online 2022 Contractor License Form.
To pay online, click here.
Insurance will NOT be kept on file without license payment, so be sure to provide both on the same day to prevent delay in receiving your license.
Florence Municipal Codes
Tree Trimmer’s License Required:
Ordinance 12.28.050 – Tree Trimmers License - Required.
No person shall engage in or solicit the business of trimming, pruning or removal of trees within the City of Florence without first obtaining a license therefor from the City Manager of the City of Florence.
To obtain a license click on the links below for payment and application. If you have any questions please call (719) 784-4848 option 6.
The payment link: https://www.colorado.gov/payment/florencecolorado
This is the link for the application for a license: https://bit.ly/2022TTLicAPP
Ordinance 12.28.020 – Permit Required.
It is unlawful for any person to trim, prune or remove any tree located in any public place, including any parking adjacent to the premises of any owner or private property, without first securing a permit to do so from the City Manager.
For information regarding Peddlers Licenses, please use the following links:
Rules & Regulations:
- New Liquor License Application
- Individual History Record
- Wholesaler Affidavit of Compliance
- Bed &, Breakfast Permit Application
- Application for Special Event Permit** Special Event Applications MUST be received at least 15 days prior to regularly scheduled Council Meetings **
- Application for Liquor Sales Room
The updated sign code will be added to this section once it is updated in MuniCode.