Doing Business in Nederland

Town of Nederland business licenses are required for all businesses located and/or conducting business within the Town of Nederland, whether they collect sales tax or not.  This includes home-based businesses and non-profits as well as more traditional commercial, store-front businesses.  Information on applicable fees is available on our Fee Schedule.  See “other licenses” page for liquor and marijuana.

Nederland Sales Tax Breakdown – 2015

3.75%  Town of Nederland
0.985% Boulder County
2.90%  State of Colorado
1.1% RTD and other districts
8.735% TOTAL

General Business Licenses

If you are launching a new business in Nederland, please click below for information on our business licensing process.  Please read our business license ordinance and New Business Resource Guide to get started.  For a good , simple overview of why businesses need a business license, please click here.

  Ordinance 689 Business License Amendments (391.4 KiB, 819 hits)

  New Business Resource Guide - Colorado (32.0 KiB, 627 hits)

  New & Renewal Business License Application (127.9 KiB, 0 hits)

If you are an existing business with a valid business license, please fill out the same application above to renew your business license (required annually).

All new businesses that have a store front will require a building permit for a Change of Occupancy Life Safety Inspection, which can be incorporated in a Change of Use or building alteration permit if required.  Other permits may be applicable, see below for related reviews and permits.

  Nederland Building Permit Application (33.9 KiB, 0 hits)

  Home Occupation Use Review Application (123.7 KiB, 0 hits)

  Peddler/Solicitor License Application (97.4 KiB, 0 hits)

  Sidewalk Display Permit Application (144.0 KiB, 537 hits)

  Sign Permit Application Packet (952.8 KiB, 666 hits)

For additional information on business licenses or the application process, please contact the Town Clerk at (303) 258-3266, ext. 23 or stop by Town Hall.