City of Aurora Business Resources

January 28th, 2021

Please see the City of Aurora’s Resource website for businesses here.

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Tri-County Safer at Home Business Support
720.713.6030 or [email protected]

City of Aurora Business Questions on Safer at Home
[email protected] or 303.739.7057 (the public may also contact us with concerns businesses are operating contrary to the state of Colorado’s Stay-at-Home order)

More information at or by calling 211

Aurora Ramps Up: The city has launched new guidelines to help restaurants operate in temporary spaces outdoors now that the state has authorized partial reopening of in-person dining services. Visit this link for details.

Aurora Ramps UpThe city has launched new guidelines to help restaurants operate in temporary spaces outdoors now that the state has authorized partial reopening of in-person dining services.

Local Support: Get your questions answered by calling Tri-County Health Department’s Business Re-Opening Task Force. Available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 720.713.6030 or email [email protected]

Top 5 Things to Remember Before Reopening Your Business During Safer at Home(from the city’s Development Services staff)

Tips from Aurora Water – Reopening a building

Can Do Colorado – Businesses Doing Their Part

Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center Resources

Aurora Economic Relief Loan and Grant Program (application submission deadline has passed)

COVID-19 Small Business Alternative Funding Resources

SBA Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time based on available appropriations funding. Applicants who have already submitted their applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program are being accepted through Aug. 8. These forgivable loans can be used for payroll, business rent, business mortgage interest or business-related utilities. Visit for details.

How do the EIDL and PPP Programs Relate? Read More in This FAQ

Visit for det

ails, or see one of the resource information handouts below:
031820 – SBA Disaster Assistance_Resources for Businesses Statewide Handout.pdf
031820 – Asistencia de Desastre de la SBA en Respuesta al Coronavirus-.pdf

Small Business Disaster Preparedness
The Colorado SBDC Network is available to help businesses who have been affected by the health crisis in Colorado.

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade Economic Recovery Resources: Business Navigator Hotline: [email protected] or 720.665.7439

Governor’s COVID-19-related Executive Orders, including Filing of Sales and Property Taxes

COVID 19 Disadvantaged Minority and Women Owned Business Relief Grant Fund. Click here for more info.

Tax and Licensing Services
All of our general business license and tax services are provided online and an in person meeting is not required.
Obtain a business license.
File and pay sales, use and occupations privilege taxes.
Apply for a liquor license.

If you have questions regarding Tax & Licensing, please call 303.739.7800 or email:
Taxes, [email protected]
Licensing, [email protected]

Building Permits
For virtually any Building Code and Construction service, business may be done online during this time at and, by emailing [email protected] or by calling 303.739.7420.

The Building Division is not performing interior inspections on occupied homes at this time. All interior inspections will need to be rescheduled with the city after the Building Division has resumed normal operations.

To make an inspection request, email the inspection request in at [email protected] (include permit number, project address and inspection type) or go to and login to your online account to request an inspection.

Submit Plans
Limited plan submittal services are available online.