Amusement Licensing

Amusement Establishment (1-3 machines):


Amusement Center (4-10 machines):


  • Complete City of Wheat Ridge Amusement Center Application
  • Complete Individual History Record for all management personnel. NOTE: If a business already has a valid liquor license, this step DOES NOT apply. 
  • Pay annual licensing fee of $60 per machine 
  • Cannot be within five hundred (500) ft. of the boundary of any public or parochial school grounds. As per Chapter 11 Article IV Sec. 11-117 (4)

Amusement Arcade (11 or more machines):


  • Complete City of Wheat Ridge Amusement Arcade Application
  • Complete Individual History Record for all management personnel. NOTE: If a business already has a valid liquor license, this step DOES NOT apply. 
  • All management personnel must be fingerprinted by the Wheat Ridge Police Department. A separate fee of $10 per applicant is paid to the Wheat Ridge Police Department. NOTE: If a business already has a valid liquor license, this step DOES NOT apply. 
  • Pay non-refundable application fee of $50 
  • Pay annual licensing fee of $60 per machine   
  • Cannot be within one thousand (1000) ft. of the boundary of any public or parochial school grounds, nor within 1000 feet of any other amusement arcade. As per Chapter 11, Article IV, Sec. 11-117 (4) & (6)
Questions?  Contact Deputy City Clerk Robin Eaton at (303) 235-2816 or email reaton@ci.wheatridge.co.us