Business License Application

Any "person" (person defined as a sole proprietor, partnership, LLC or corporation, including non-profit organizations) who operates a business within the City of Fort Lupton, is in the business of selling at retail or is furnishing services is required to have a business license. A separate license is required for each location within the City.

When starting a business here in Fort Lupton, it is important that you obtain a business license in order to legally operate and maintain your business.

If you are a retailer that has a State Standard Retail License and you do not have a physical presence or only have incidental physical presence within the city, you do not need to apply for a Business License.

Sales and Use Tax

The City of Fort Lupton is a statutory city and does not collect its own tax. Please remit your taxes to the State of Colorado. The State will then remit to the City.

**How to Apply for a Business License- Business License Applications are to be filled out and submitted online. Please create an account with Cascade by clicking here and "Register as Public." Once you have created an account, click on "New License" and begin filling in your business information and submit your application. Then, pay the $25.00 application fee through the Cascade portal by clicking on the green tab titled "Fee Payments." You may also pay by mailing a check to the City Clerk's Office or pay in person at 130 S. McKinley Ave. Fort Lupton, CO 80621.

Contractor License

If you are a contractor and may be pulling building permits, a Contractor License is required. A business license and contractor license are both required only if you occupy a building within the City.  

Occupational License

This license is for liquor-licensed establishments.

Contact Information

If you have questions, please email us at You may also contact us by phone: City Clerk Mari Pena at 720-466-6101 or Deputy City Clerk Kaela Dunston at 720-466-6116. 

  1. City Clerk's Office

    Physical Address
    130 S. McKinley Ave.
    Fort Lupton, CO 80621

    Phone: 303-857-6694

  2. Mari Peña

    City Clerk

    Direct: 720-466-6101

  3. Kaela Dunston

    Deputy City Clerk

    Direct: 720-466-6116