Contractor Licenses & Registration

License Process


You must hold a current contractor license if you will be doing work for compensation on private property in Wheat Ridge. The license process is intended to ensure the protection of Wheat Ridge businesses and home owners.

There are several classifications of licenses based on the type of construction you are qualified to perform. Evidence of qualification will be required in the form of a passing score on the appropriate ICC Contractor License examination or an active license with one of the following Colorado municipalities: Aurora, City of Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, Pikes Peak and Park County. See Insurance Requirements listed on the license application.

License Classifications

  • Class 1 - Unlimited*
  • Class 2 - Limited*
  • Class 3 - Residential*
  • Class 4 - Subcontractors
  • Class 5 - Homeowner*
  • Class 6 - Structure Moving
  • Class 7 - Demolition
  • Class 8 - Plumbing

*Provide Copy of ICC Testing or an active license from a reciprocating city. City of Wheat Ridge reciprocates with Denver, Aurora, City of Boulder, Park County, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins



  • Class 9 - Mechanical*
  • Class 10 - Electrical (Registration only)
  • Class 11 - Sign
  • Class 12 - Fire Protection
  • Class 13 - Lawn Sprinkler
  • Class 14 - Roofing*
  • Class 15 - Electrical Signal (< 50 volts)