Licenses & Permits

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The City of Loveland does not have a general 'Business License'.  The City Clerk's Office provides licenses and permits for the following:

Games of Skill - Title 5.24

Games of Skill include the following: Pinball machines, electronic games, claw games, theater, skate rink, pool tables etc. Any game that requires money or tokens to be played.

Pawn Broker -  Title 5.28

It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in pawn brokering except as provided in and authorized by this chapter and without first having obtained a license from the city clerk.

Tree Trimmers Permit -  Title 12.32

The business of cutting, trimming, pruning, removing, spraying, or otherwise treating trees and shrubs. For a list of current licensed businesses please contact the City Clerk's office. 


Vendors and Peddlers (aka-Solicitors) - Title 5

No person shall enter or remain upon any private premises or office building in the city. 

Mobile Vendors - Title 12.30

Primary Location Vendor Application (fixed location) or Mobile Vendor Application.


License types that are provided by others:

Contractor’s License Title 15
Issued by the Building Division of the City's Development Services Department. For information, Call (970) 962-2505.

Animal Licensing-Dogs and Cats Title 6  
The City contracts with the Larimer Humane Society for all animal control and licensing. Pet licenses are available at many local veterinary clinics. Please ask your vet if they offer this service. If not, you may obtain a license at the Larimer Humane Society, 3501 E 71st Street, Loveland, CO 80538 (970) 226-3647.

Bingo and Raffle Permits Secretary of State
Issued by the Colorado Secretary of State (303) 894-2200 x 6410.

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