Starting a Business

Getting Started

If you are starting a business in Snowmass Village, please contact the Town Clerk if you need assistance with the business application process. Regulations are in place to provide the town with necessary information concerning the activities of businesses in order to protect the property, health, welfare, peace, and safety of its citizens, inhabitants, and visitors.

Helpful Resources

The following sites can be of assistance to new and small businesses

Who Should Apply for a Business License?

If you are conducting business within the Village you need to apply for a license.

This includes all contractors who perform work in Snowmass Village and all short term rentals, VRBO, AirBnB or any of the other online rental services.

Applications and Forms

To obtain a business license, complete a Business License Application (PDF) and submit with the $85 license fee. Applications and fee can be submitted by mail, or in person:

By Mail

Town of Snowmass Village
P.O. Box 5010
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

In Person

Snowmass Village Town Hall
130 Kearns Road
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

Online Applications

Beginning in 2018, businesses will be able to apply and renew their licenses online. More information will be posted here when this feature becomes available.

State Licensing Information

Any business collecting sales tax will also have to register with the State of Colorado. The Colorado Department of Revenue website will help you get started with the state.

Business Licenses for Vendors

A business license is also required for vendors at special events. Please complete and submit the Business License Application for Vendors (PDF).

Application Renewals

All licenses renew each year for $85.00. Notices are sent out two months prior to your renewal date. If you did not receive a notice please notify the Clerks office.

Applying for a Liquor License

A local and state liquor license is required If your business will be serving liquor. Liquor license applications are available at:

Town Clerk’s Office
Snowmass Village Town Hall
130 Kearns Road
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

The application will be reviewed by the Local Liquor Authority.