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Contractor Licenses

As of Monday, March 23, all City facilities will continue to remain closed to the public through Sunday, April 12, 2020. This closure includes, but is not limited to, public business and activities at City Hall, including in-person building permitting and contractor licensing services.  At this time, complete Building Contractor license applications and renewals can be submitted to  We will be processing these applications as quickly as possible and contacting you to make a credit card payment by phone when processing is complete.

To obtain permits for building permits or right of way permits in the City of Arvada, contractors must first obtain a license.

What type of Work Requires a License?

Any work that is construction, erection, addition, alteration, repair, equipping, moving, removal, conversion or demolition of any building or structure within the City of Arvada, individuals will need to apply for a Building Contractor License.

General public improvements, consisting of construction, reconstruction and remodeling of storm drains, irrigation ditches, fire lines, sewer and water lines, sewer and water mains, curb and gutters, sidewalks, streets, potholing, boring, traffic-control devices and similar improvements which are constructed on public rights of way, easements and other public property, and utility services on private property between the property line and the building, will need to obtain a Municipal Contractors license.

Please reference the pages to the right for more information about each specific license.

Contact Information

Building Contractors:

  •  Main Telephone Number:
  •  Street Address:
    8101 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002
Municipal Contractors:
  • ‚Äč Main Telephone Number:
  •  Street Address:
    8101 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002