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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1460
Cañon City, CO 81215-1460

Physical Address:
128 Main Street
Cañon City, CO 81212

Phone: 719-269-9011
Fax: 719-269-9017


Cathy Rabe, MMC
City Clerk

The City Clerk’s office generally serves as the “front-line” for general customer contact and addresses thousands of requests for information annually, pursuing a diversity of actions and projects as varied as the persons served. The Clerk’s office staffing consists of two full-time staff members; the City Clerk and the Deputy City Clerk. The City Clerk serves as the records custodian of the City, and develops and implements procedures for the care, custody and retrieval of city documents and records. The Clerk’s office staff assembles informational packets and reports for the City Council, tracking and developing a record of all formal meetings and actions of the Council, and processing all contracts, agreements, etc. Additional responsibilities include review and issuance of 15 various code required business licenses. The Clerk’s office administers city elections, prepares legal notices, processes cemetery records, insures the Municipal Code is updated by legislative actions of the Council, and provides administrative support through preparation of correspondence, proclamations, special reports, etc., at the request of the Mayor, City Council, or City Administrator. 

Copy Charges: Nominal copy charges will apply for any copies provided to the requesting party.   
            Copy Charges

Various business licenses are issued by the City Clerks office for a variety of businesses within City Limits of Cañon City.

Please review the list below for your area of interest and associated forms.  Other licenses issued by the City Clerk's Office - aside from those listed below - can be accessed by clicking

Alarm Company Licenses:
---Individual Information Form Application
---Release of Background Information Form

Door to Door sales
---Instructions for filing for licensure/permit
---Business license
---Individual Peddler permit application
---Individual History report for corporate officers

---Release of Background Information Form

Liquor Licensing Documents:

---Checklist for New Liquor License
---Checklist for Transfer of Ownership of a Liquor License
---Application (State Form 8404)
           for New or Transfer of Liquor License - State

---Supplemental Liquor License Application -
           On-premises (Restaurant/Tavern/Brew Pub, etc.)

---Supplemental Liquor License Application -
             Off-premises (Convenience & Liquor Stores/Grocery stores

---Individual History Form (Form 8404-1)
          (Each Owner & Manager completes)

---Release of Background Information Form
---Application for Special Event Liquor Permit

    Additional Liquor License Forms:
Location Change
Manager - Register or Change
Modification of Liquor Licensed Premises
         with Public Hearing - City Application
Modification of Liquor Licensed Premises
          w/o Public Hearing - City Application

---Modification of Premises - State Form
---Trade Name Change
---Change of Corporate Structure
    TASTINGS - Retail Liquor Stores only:
    ---Application for Tastings Event
    ---Instructions/Application for Tastings
    ---Tastings Ordinance
    ---Notice of Tastings Event (Changes Form)


Medical Marijuana Facilities
---Regulation Ordinance
---Zoning Ordinance
---New License Checklist
---License Application
---Supplemental Application
---Individual History Form
---Release of Background Information Form

---Renewal Application Form

Second Hand/Flea Market Licenses
---Second Hand Dealer/Flea Market License Application

Security Guard Licenses
---Service/Company Application
---Security Guard Application

---Release of Background Information Form



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