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.

Business License Application - This application is for new business only and not to be used as a renewal. Renewal forms were mailed on December 1, 2022 to the mailing address on file. If you have not received your renewal form, please email 

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 Friedlan at 720-466-6116.