Colorado Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Colorado Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Colorado is controlled by the Colorado Community Planning and Development.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Colorado

Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but also check with your local government’s rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

No painter’s license is necessary if you want to work as a painting contractor in Colorado. However, there are licensing requirements at the city or county level. Proof of General Liability insurance is generally required in local municipalities that require licenses.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Colorado Community Planning and Development

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

License expires every three years

What are fees associated with licensing?


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