Posted on: November 9, 2015

Veterans Day - All City Offices Closed

Remember Veterans Day

There are not words big enough. There is not a hug strong enough. There is not a smile wide enough.
all we can offer is thank you. You are our heroes. For all you've done, Thank You!

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Recreation Bonus Bucks are Back!

Bonus Bucks are Back!

Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation gift cards make great holiday gifts and can be used toward Rec Center punch cards and annual passes, personal training, massage, swim lessons, fitness, sports, art & music, park pavilion and room rentals, and much mo...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Thanksgiving - All City Offices Closed

Happy Thanksgiving

All Wheat Ridge offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. From all of us at the City of Wheat Ridge, we wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Holiday Marketing


Join Jeffco BRC in collaboration with the AEDA, Arvada Chamber and the Jeffco Public Library for a free marketing class, just in time for the holidays!

Not sure how to approach your marketing for the holiday season? Don't sweat it! Stella PR+Marketing ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Section of Clear Creek Trail Closed through September

Clear Creek Closure

In conjunction with the Prospect Park construction project, a section of the regional Clear Creek Trail will be closed through September 11th.

A detour will be in place from the bridge across Clear Creek at Prospect Park to the Moore Street bridge at 43rd and Moore St. This detour will take trail users onto a non-paved surface. For this detour, we will be allowing bikes in the conservation area ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Wheat Ridge Elections 2017

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Information about Wheat Ridge City Council and Mayoral Elections is available on the City Clerk's web page. Please check here for updates on candidates and for the process to declare your intent to run.

Please check here for updates on candidates and to find the required documents if you are interested in running for City Council or Mayor. 

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Parks & Rec Facilities Closed Starting Next Week

Wheat Ridge Parks & Rec Facilities Closed August 21 - 25

Wheat Ridge Recreation Center closed Aug. 21 - 25 and Active Adult Center closed Aug. 23 - 25 for annual maintenance projects.

At the end of each summer, Wheat Ridge Parks & Rec facilities close to the public for five days to complete maintenance projects as well as for a top-to-bottom deep cleaning. While we're closed, SilverSneakers and annual pass holders are welcome to us...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Crossroads Farmers and Artisan Market is open through September 2017

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Crossroads will be open every Saturday until September, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
9725 West 50th, Wheat Ridge, CO

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Wheat Ridge Seeks Volunteer for Renewal Wheat Ridge Board


The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents interested in participating in city government by volunteering on the City’s Renewal Wheat Ridge Board.

Applicants must live in the district for which they are applying, and applications from interested residents must be submitted by August 31, 2017 to the City Clerk’s office at 7500 W. 29th Ave. in Wheat Ridge.

An opening is available for the following posi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Ridgefest

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Calling all volunteers for Localworks Ridgefest September 9, 2017, from 3-9 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with kids’ activities, beer ticket sales, the cottage food vendors, information tent, set up and take down and several other tasks.

Ridgefest is on The Green at 7101 W. 38th Ave. and includes live bluegrass music, food, kids’ activities, artisan vendors, a Chalk Art Festival, field day games, international entertainment and more!All volunteers get a meal, a T-shirt ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

New Building Inspection Cancellation Form and Update on ReRoofing Permits

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Building Inspection cancellations should now be submitted online

Licensed contractors must submit roofing permit applications online.

Cancellation requests must be received by 8a.m. on the day of the scheduled inspection. Later requests will be subject to a $60 reinspection fee. Inspections are not automatically rescheduled.

Permits: Contractors are notified via email when permits are re...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chief Brennan Extends Invitation to Crime Forum

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The Wheat Ridge Police Department will hold its first Community Crime Forum at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Wheat Ridge Police Department will hold its first Community Crime Forum at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, from 6-7:30 p.m. Key members of the department will present information on a variety of topics including crime in...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Register for WRPD Citizen's Police Academy Aug. 23 - Nov. 8, 2017

Chief of Police presents to the class

Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) has opened registration for the 2017 Citizen's Police Academy (CPA) held from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday nights for 12 weeks

The purpose of the CPA is to offer people who live and/or work in the City of Wheat Ridge an opportunity to learn first-hand about the practices and operations of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Police and civilian personnel will present lectures and d...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

What is the City sales tax rate?

As of January 1, 2017, the Wheat Ridge sales and use tax rate is 3.5%. The total rate to pay at a local business is 8.0%. Food for home consumption is exempt from Colorado and districts' taxes so should be taxed at 4.0%.

Food for eating at home is subject only to the Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County Open Space taxes.  More information about food for home consumption is available on Colorado tax FYI No. 4.  As always, if you have any questions about City ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Pro-Rated Liquor Occupation Tax Begins in 2018

Beginning with the 2018 licensing year, an amendment to section 11-68 of the City Code of Laws allows pro-ration of the liquor occupation tax.

The Wheat Ridge City Council adopted the amendment as part of Ordinance 1620 on April 10th to improve the business environment in the City.  The liquor occupation tax is a flat-rate amount from $600 to $2,200 paid each year based on the type of l...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

2E Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase Ordinance

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In 2016, Wheat Ridge voters approved a half-percent sales and use tax rate increase to 3.5% for 12 years beginning January 1, 2017 for infrastructure improvements. The City Council adopted Ordinance 1614 formalizing the rate at 3.5% on February 27, 2017.

Please view the ordinance.