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Rental Property Inspection

The Rental Property Maintenance Code address the deterioration of the city's aging housing rental stock.

The code provides minimum standards for:

  • Basic equipment and facilities
  • Light
  • Ventilation and heating
  • Safety from fire
  • Use and amount of space for human occupancy
  • Safe and sanitary maintenance of residential rental properties

The objective of the program is to eliminate deteriorating conditions resulting in blight and to improve the level of safety, stability and appearance of neighborhoods, as well as promote an increased pride in Westminster.

Rental Property Maintenance Code

Inspection of Rental Properties

Rental properties are systematically inspected if:

  • They are residential
  • They are six years old or older
  • They contain four or more units (multi-family rental properties)
  • Four or more rental dwellings within any townhome or condominium community owned by a single owner (they are then considered rental property)

Individual townhomes and condominiums (up to three units under a single ownership within any townhome or condominium community), duplexes, and single-family units are inspected on a complaint-only basis, or can be inspected on a proactive basis.

The Rental Code requires Rental Property License and Registration of all residential rental properties or rental dwelling units within the City of Westminster.


License Application

Residential rental properties containing four or more rental units or four or more units under single ownership within a townhome or condominium community are required to be licensed. All residential rental properties in the city must be licensed.


Licensing and Inspection Fees

License fees are $50 per rental property. License renewals will run concurrent with the systematic inspection schedule.

Inspection fees are $40 per unit. Income-restricted units will be $20 per unit. The fees are due prior to the scheduled systematic inspection and will run concurrent with the systematic inspection schedule noted above.

License Application Forms can be accessed online or obtained by contacting Rental Properties, Department of Community Development, Westminster City Hall.  

Contact Information for questions and/or completed license application submittal:
Rental Properties
Department of Community Development
City of Westminster
4800 W. 92nd Ave.
Westminster, CO 80031
Phone: 303-658-2456 or 303-658-2091
Email: mmoline@cityofwestminster.us 


Registration Application

Residential rental properties consisting of individual townhomes and condominiums (up to three units under a single ownership within any townhome or condominium community), duplexes and single-family units are required to be registered. All residential rental properties in the city must be registered.

Registration is only necessary once for each rental dwelling unit. There are no fees for the registration and no inspections will be required for rental dwelling units.

Registration Application Forms can be accessed online or obtained by contacting Rental Properties, Department of Community Development, Westminster City Hall.  

Contact Information for questions and/or completed registration application submittal:
Rental Properties
Department of Community Development
City of Westminster
4800 W. 92nd Ave.
Westminster, CO 80031
Phone: 303-658-2456 or 303-658-2091
Email: mmoline@cityofwestminster.us 

Community Development

4800 W. 92nd Ave.
Westminster, CO 80031

Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.