City of Colorado Springs / City Clerk / Business Licensing

Business Licensing

The City Clerk's Office issues approximately 21 types of business licenses. For License Applications and City Code pertaining to business licensing, visit our Applications and Code page.

Contact the City Clerk's Office at (719) 385-5901 or (719)385-5105, FAX at (719) 385-5114 or e-mail

Security Officer and Taxicab Driver licenses will be issued Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  However, Security Officer transfers and firearm or Conductive Energy Device endorsements can be accomplished any time during normal business hours.  The office is open for all other business Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Other Agencies

City Sales Tax

If you are conducting a business that engages in selling and/or leasing at retail in the City of Colorado Springs contact Revenue & Collections at (719) 385-5903.

Colorado Secretary of State

To register a Business Trade Name with the State of Colorado, contact the Colorado Secretary of State at (303) 894-2200.

City Planning/Land Use Review

For zoning and permit requirements that may pertain to your business, contact Planning, Land Use & Development Review at (719) 385-5905.

Additional information regarding small business assistance may be obtained at The Small Business Website.