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Starting a Business

All Arvada businesses are required to apply for a business license. Depending on the type of business, proposed location, and/or construction plans, the business may need to apply for a building or tenant finish permit, liquor license (for restaurants or taverns), or various other requirements. For more information,  visit or contact the City of Arvada at 720-898-7000.

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Public Safety and Emergencies

If you are experiencing a safety, medical, or other emergency, dial 911 on your phone. Do not submit a service request. For non-emergency public safety issues, call dispatch 720-898-6900.