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Adult Business License

Sexually-oriented businesses must be licensed by the city.

Rules and Regulations
Examples of businesses that are subject to the license: 
  • Adult bookstores
  • Novelty stores
  • Adult cabarets
  • Adult movie theaters
  • Adult video stores

Obtain a License
Please contact the City Clerk's Office to acquire the license application.

  • $200 application fee
  • $800 license fee
  • $75 manager license fee upon initial application and per manager change
  • $38.50 fingerprint processing fee, per person, upon initial application

The license fee must be renewed annually.

For a complete definition of sexually-oriented businesses, please see Section 11-54-1 of the Municipal Code.

That section of the Municipal Code, along with Chapter 18, Article 12, provides information about sexually-oriented businesses. Specific regulations for the businesses can be found in these sections.


City Clerk's Office
P: 303.450.8755

City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233