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Gilpin County Application for Business License

Although business licenses are no longer required in Gilpin County, they may be acquired free of charge.  Applications should be submitted to:  Gilpin County, P.O. Box 366, Central City, CO  80427.  For questions, please call 303-582-5214.  Please note that the Cities of Central and Black Hawk have separate licensing requirements.

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Ordinance No. 04-01

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 92-1 REQUIRING A COUNTY LICENSE TO SELL, VEND, OR RETAIL GOODS , WARES AND MERCHANDISE WITHIN UNINCORPORATED GILPIN COUNTY.

WHEREAS, under C.R.S. 30-11-107(1)(i) and C.R.S. 12-51-101 et. seq., the Board of County Commissioners has the power, but not the obligation, to grant licenses to sell, vend and retail goods and merchandise within unincorporated portions of Gilpin County, and

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has determined that no purpose is served by such licensing requirement, such licensing requirement may discourage the creation of small businesses in the County and create needless administrative requirements, and that elimination of such licensing requirement will have no fiscal impact on the County, and

WHEREAS, continuation of the small business licensing requirement is not in the best interest of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the County of Gilpin.

NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Gilpin as follows:

1. Ordinance No. 92-1 is hereby repealed effective upon final adoption of this ordinance.

ADOPTED THIS 7th day of December, 2004 by a vote of 3 to 0.

Jeanne Nicholson, Chair

Attest:
Sharon E. Cate
Deputy County Clerk
First reading: November 23, 2004

CERTIFICATION OF THE COUNTY CLERK

Jessica Lovingier, Gilpin County Clerk, hereby certifies that the foregoing ordinance was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on the 7th day of December, 2004 at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of the County Commissioners, after a first reading on the 23rd day of November, 2004, at 10:00 a.m., at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of County Commissioners at the Gilpin County Courthouse, Central City, Colorado and that said ordinance was published in full in the Weekly Register Call at least ten (10) days prior to final adoption.

Jessica Lovingier, Gilpin County Clerk