Place of Business Requirements - Auto Industry Division

NEW AND USED MOTOR VEHICLE/POWERSPORTS VEHICLE DEALERS

Place of Business requirements are governed by the following Laws & Regulations. Colorado Revised Statutes may be found on the Secretary of State website.

  • C.R.S. 12-6-102 (23) - Definition
  • C.R.S. 12-6-502 (16) - Definition
  • C.R.S. 12-6-116 (1) - Notice of Change of Address
  • C.R.S. 12-6-518 (1) - Notice of Change of Address
  • C.R.S. 12-6-104 (3) (i) - Signage Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-104 (3) (i) - Signage Requirements
  • C.R.S. 12-6-504 (1) (j) - Signage Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-504 (1) (j) - Signage Requirements
  • C.R.S. 12-6-104 (3) (g) - Application Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-104 (3) (g) - Application Requirements
  • C.R.S 12-6-504 (2) (b) - Application Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-504 (2) (b) - Application Requirements
  • C.R.S. 12-6-117 - Principle Place of Business Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-117 (1) - Principle Place of Business Requirements
  • C.R.S. 12-6-519 - Principle Place of Business Requirements
  • Regulation 12-6-519 (1) - Principle Place of Business

Place of Business Requirements

  • Permanent enclosed office large enough to accommodate dealer's office.
  • Books and records stored safely and available for inspection.
  • Electrical service.
  • Adequate sanitary facilities (restrooms).
  • Space to display one or more vehicles.
  • Hours of operation posted and opened at least 3 days per week for a continuous four hours per day between 8 AM and 9 PM.
  • Complies with local zoning requirements.
  • Used exclusively for dealer business (the office, entrance and display area cannot be shared with another business). Powersports are exempt from exclusive use.
  • Property must be owned or leased. If leased, the lease must allow Dealer operations, signage and space to display one or more vehicles.
  • Permanent sign in place or a temporary sign in place with a permanent sign ordered. The sign or device must identify the dealer by its licensed name and be clearly visible to the public from outside the building that houses the dealership or from the public entry area of the building that houses the dealership.