Licenses in Telluride
Want to do business in the Town of Telluride? We welcome your business to Telluride. To assist you in business planning, we offer the following information.
Anyone doing business in the Town of Telluride or Lawson Hill must obtain a business license from the Town of Telluride. Non-profits are exempt from this requirement. Proceeds from business license fees are distributed to Marketing Telluride, Inc. for regional marketing (74%), the Open Space fund (20%) and a portion is retained by the town to support program administration (6%). Fees for licenses vary according to the type of business and number of employees. A separate license is required for each business location.
Vending is defined as selling goods or services outside of a building and is strictly regulated by the Telluride Municipal Code Chapter 6 Article 4. A vending permit is required. The code outlines the program for selection of vending sites on a seasonal basis. Vending on the Highway 145 Spur is strictly prohibited.
Anyone wishing to serve alcohol to the general public or to obtain a liquor license for a bar, restaurant or package liquor store can obtain applications at the Town Clerk’s office. New liquor licenses are approved by Town Council and the State of
The sale and cultivation of medical
If you have specific questions about business licenses, vending permits, liquor licenses or medical marijuana licenses, please contact the Town Clerk Department.
Useful Business Contacts
- (970) 728-1340
- (303) 894-2200
- Trade Name Registration or Sales Tax License
- (303) 238-7378
- Division Taxation
- (800) 827-5722