Contractor License

Contractors who perform work in the Village that require a building permit must be licensed. The Village does not require subcontractors working under the supervision of a licensed contractor to be licensed.

A contractor's license shall entitle the holder thereof to engage in business as a contractor within the Village and to contract for the building, construction, alteration or repairing of any type or size of structure, regardless of the value thereof. A contractor shall assure that all subcontractors and individual tradesmen who perform trade tasks under his or her general or specific direction are included under his or her liability insurance policy or a separate liability insurance policy, and that workers' compensation insurance for all workers required to be so insured is in force throughout the duration of the project or job.

Obtaining a License


Contractors seeking to obtain a license with the Village must submit the following items:

  • Contractor License Application Contractor License Application
  • Current certificates of General Liability and Worker’s Compensation insurance naming the City of Greenwood Village as the certificate holder. Minimum coverages as follows: $2,000,000/General aggregate; $2,000,000/Products-comp/op agg; $1,000,000/each occurrence; and $5,000/medical expense each person. Workman's compensation coverage is required if the business has any employees.  Note:  The expiration of any insurance coverage and/or the application will render your license inactive.
  • Evidence of License with another Colorado Jurisdiction.  No testing is required. 
  • Fee, if required
  • All licenses are valid for one year from date of issue
License types, Requirements, and Fees:
      Level A:  Commercial $300
      Level B:  Residential $200
      Level C:  Specialized $100  (Solar or satellite installations, swimming pools and tennis courts)
      Level D:  Individual Trade  $50  (Roofing, framing, fences, retaining walls, sprinkler irrigation, landscaping, mechanical, signs, and
      single trades when not set forth for higher level licenses)
      Level E:  Electrical/Plumbing - no fee

For NEW Contractors who have not had a previous Contractor's License to work in the Village:
Please submit a Contractors License application Contractor License Application with supporting documentation listed above, either in person or by email. 

Once you are in the system, an online account may be set up for your business using the following instructions:

Step 1:  Request and Online Account
Step 2:  Await electronic notification sent by email that your online account has been set-up.  Follow instructions to activate your new online account.

Once an account for your business has been established, online functionality will include:

  • Contractor License renewals
  • Insurance and certification maintenance
  • Permit Applications with electronic plan submittals
  • Test and Balance Report submittals
  • Permit review status updates
  • Fee payments

Renewing your Contractor's License Online

Step 1: Login to your online account > Select My Applications > Select Licenses
Step 2: Select most recent license >
-Verify information for accuracy
-Select renew located at the bottom 
-Upload any necessary documents via the attachment tab (i.e. Certificate of Insurance and a copy of your license from another
  Colorado jurisdiction)
-Pay the fee if applicable

After our final review, you will receive an email from us notifying you your license is and available to print for your files!