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For all questions regarding General Business Licensing, contact the City Clerk's Office
719-385-5901, option 1 · Fax: 719-385-5114  · businesslicense@springsgov.com
30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 101, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

Excavation License

Excavation License Fees and Payment

  • The City Clerk's Office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm
  • The City Clerk's Office accepts cash, check, money order, Visa and MasterCard
  • The Excavation License fee is $90 annually
  • The late renewal fee is 50% of the license fee, in addition to the regular renewal fee ($45 in addition to $90)
  • Duplicate license fee is $5

Excavation License Documents

To apply for or renew a license, complete the application forms and provide the following documents to the City Clerk's Office.

  • Business License Application or Renewal Application (The City Clerk's office will send you a renewal application prior to the expiration date of your license)
  • Lawful Presence Affidavit, if a sole proprietor
  • $5,000 Surety Bond - Bond Form
  • Certificate of Commercial General Liability Insurance with the City of Colorado Springs listed as the certificate holder and additional insured
  • Trade Name Registration and Certificate of Good Standing with Colorado Secretary of State, if applicable.