Business Licenses



Pursuant to Chapter 5.12 "Business Permits" of the Fountain Municipal Code. It shall be unlawful for any person, either directly or indirectly, to conduct any business or non-profit enterprise without a license or permit. Compliance is required. 

Visit the Citizen Access Portal to create your account and complete your application and pay the $55.00 fee online. You can also  track the progress of your license as it goes through the approval process.  

The following items are required during the application process and should be completed and available to upload prior to starting the application. The required items may or may not apply to your business but will have to be attached before your license can be issued:

  1. Police Department Alarm Form : Required if you have a commercial space and located inside the city limits.
  2. Affidavit for Lawful Presence Verification: Required if you are NOT an incorporated company
  3. Valid Photo ID: Required with the Affidavit for Lawful Presence.  List of acceptable identification is listed on the Affidavit.
  4. Certificate of Insurance: Required if your business will be doing work in a City/ Public Right-of-Way
  5. Surety Bond ($5,000.00): Required if your business will be doing work in City/ Public Right-of-Way
  6. El Paso County Health Certificate: Required if you are serving food.  You can apply at
  7. State of Colorado Storm Water Permit:  For more information contact Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment @ 303-692-3500 or

*Additional information may be required.