The City of Centennial requires that all contractors and subcontractors, performing work in the City, are licensed. 

In order to obtain a license all contractors must apply and meet the City’s requirements (outlined below). Testing may be required for some licenses. Contractors must submit current certificates of General Liability and Worker’s Compensation insurance naming the City of Centennial as the certificate holder. All licenses are valid for one year from date of issuance. Please see License Class & Fee Schedule for complete listing of license types and fees. 


To apply for a contractor’s business license the following is required:

Submittal & Payment

Submit completed Contractor’s Business License Application, accompanying documentation and appropriate licensing fee in person or to:

City of Centennial
Building Services
13133 E Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO  80112
Fax: (303) 708-1790.

Acceptable forms of payment are Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

Additional Information


Below is a list of available forms, applications and reference materials associated with contractor and subcontractor licensing in the City.

Contractor License Application
Contractor License Insurance Requirements
Contractor License Classes & Fee
Contractor Account Change Form
Sub-Contractor List
Waiver for Worker's Compensation Insurance


The City of Centennial requires testing for the following license types: 

  • General Contractor Class A
  • General Contractor Class B
  • General Contractor Class C
  • HVAC
  • Steam & Hot Water

The City administers examinations for General Contractors Classes B & C. Exams are based off of the 2009 IBC & IRC code books and are scheduled by appointment only. 

The testing requirement may be filled by providing proof of licensing/testing with Denver, Aurora, Littleton or the International Code Council (ICC). 

Contact a Permit & License Technician for more information.

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City of Centennial
13133 East Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO  80112

(303) 325-8000 - 24 Hour Citizen Response Center
(720) 488-0933 - Fax Number



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