Business License

Counties in the state of Colorado do not issue business licenses, so Summit County does not administer a business licensing program. Businesses located in unincorporated areas of Summit County do not need a local business license. If your business is located with the boundaries of an incorporated town, contact that town directly.

Some types of businesses require a license from the state. To learn about licenses that may be required of your business, visit MyBizColorado, which has detailed information for business owners.

Marijuana Business Licensing

At this time, the Clerk & Recorder does not administer a Marijuana Licensing or Regulation Program. For inquiries surrounding Marijuana Licensing and Regulation in unincorporated Summit County, contact the Manager's Office/Board of County Commissioners via e-mail: manageradmin@summitcountyco.gov or telephone: (970) 453-3402 for more information.

Marijuana Business Resources

Owners of marijuana businesses can access the following resources for information about license requirements and other regulations.