Bear Ordinance

If you own property in the area bounded between the west side of Broadway Street and the city’s western boundary, the City’s southern boundary, and a line extended from Sumac 15 Avenue due west through Wonderland Lake Park you are in the Bear Protection...

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Trash and Recycling – 6 Day Review

2021 Dates for 6 Day Review: 8/4/2021-9/1/2021 During student move-in and move-out times in May and August, properties in the special trash service zone which is defined as:  the area included within Ninth Street, Baseline Road, Broadway, and Arapahoe...

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Security Deposits

The City of Boulder has calculated the interest rate for tenant security deposits for the 2019 calendar year to be 0.75 percent, up from 0.16 percent. The new rate is effective Sunday, Jan. 1, 2019, and is the highest rate since 2009. The tenant security...

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Occupancy

The city of Boulder has specific laws when it comes to how many unrelated people can live in a rental dwelling. Maximum occupancy is determined by zoning district.  Property owners, managers and tenants are responsible for knowing the allowed legal...

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City of Boulder Rental Licensing and Renewal

Did you know that all rental properties are required to be licensed in the City of Boulder?  If it seems overwhelming or you just have questions, BARHA can help!  We help our members navigate this process. The City of Boulder requires a rental license...

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Be A Better Boulder Area Landlord – Info You Need

Being an independent rental property owner or property manager in the Boulder area can be overwhelming.  We provide valuable pieces of information to help keep you educated and up to date on topics that impact you.  We also provide assistance to help...

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State Laws That Impact You

We have been seeing lots of changes that impact us with recent legislation.  We work hard to continually update our members about new laws and current issues in the rental industry. Members- Be sure to review your summer newsletter for details on how...

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Dark Sky Ordinance Details

The city of Boulder originally passed this ordinance in 2003.  Any property that has gotten a building permit since then most likely has complied but staff understood that there were significant properties not in that category that may not be aware...

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