Colorado Licensing Overview for a General Contractor

Licensing for a general contractor in Colorado is controlled by the Colorado Community Planning and Development.

General Guidelines for a General Contractor in Colorado

Specific requirements to perform general contractor services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations as well.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a general contractor license?

General contractors are not required to obtain a license to work in Colorado, but there may be local registration or licensing requirements.

What’s the state licensing site for a general contractor?

Colorado Community Planning and Development

What are some training programs available for a general contractor?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.