If you are applying for an In-town, In-Home (Home is in Breckenridge town limits) or Lodge business, please use the pdf form: Business License Application Form (BOLT)
Businesses not physically located in Breckenridge, but which otherwise come into Town to do business, such as a contractor from Denver who is building a house in Breckenridge, must purchase a Vendor’s license, please use this electronic form. Once you fill out the form you will be redirected to a payment screen through xpressbillpay.com. Electronic Business License Application
The most common business type is the In-Town Business, or a business which operates from a fixed location within the Town of Breckenridge. This would include, but is not limited to, retail stores, restaurants, and offices. All In-Town Business Licenses require a signature sign-off from the Building Department to assure compliance with all building codes.
Annual Fee: $200.00 plus $10.00 per employee.
An In-Home Occupation is a business operated from a residence within the Town of Breckenridge. All in-home occupations are subject to specific conditions and require a one time approval from the Community Development Department. Complete and submit a Class D permit application together with the license fee ($60.00).
Annual Fee: $50.00
Lodge/Bed & Breakfast
Lodge and Bed and Breakfast businesses consist of multiple rental rooms or units held in common ownership.
Annual Fee: $200 plus $10.00 per employee AND $50.00 per bedroom.
Businesses not physically located in Breckenridge, but which otherwise come into Town to do business, such as a contractor from Denver who is building a house in Breckenridge, must purchase a Vendor’s license.
For out-of-Town businesses that work in Breckenridge on a consistent basis throughout the year
Annual fee: $100.00
For out-of-Town businesses that work in Breckenridge on an infrequent basis or for less than four months during a calendar year.
Annual fee: $50
Other helpful resources for new businesses:
• For information on filing Breckenridge Sales and Accommodation Tax
• For information on signage and seasonal decorations, review the Breckenridge Sign Code Handbook
• To register a business Trade Name, visit the Colorado Secretary of State’s website
• Sales tax due on Sale of Business Assets