Licenses, Permits & Applications

Business Licensing

Our Business License Official is our Deputy Town Clerk. Please direct any questions to Molly Austin at or 385-449-1887.

Copies of these applications are also available in the Town Office from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Completed applications may be submitted at the Town Office in-person or via email.

Alta business license applications and payments are due by October 31st each year.

We now have a few different Business License Application forms, based on the type of Business License you are applying for. Please select the appropriate application from the list below:

Hotel Application
Short-Term Rental Application
General Business Application – (includes retail, personal services, restaurants/bars, day care, non-profit, etc.)

Temporary Business Application – Due 10 days prior to conducting business.

Additional sub-licenses:

Peruvian Estates Supplemental Form
Restaurant Liquor License
Private Club Liquor License
On-Premise Banquet License
On-Premise Beer License
Off-Premise Beer License
Single Event Alcohol Permit

Building Permits

Copies of these permits are also available in the Town Office from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Completed building permit applications may be submitted in person at the Town Office, via email to, or by mail to the address on the application.  If you have questions, please call Chris Cawley at 801-742-6010 or use the email above.

Building Department Information

Building Permit Application

The Town of Alta contracts with Forsgren Associates to perform our building inspection services. The Forsgren hotline is 801-364-4785.

Excavation Permit Application

Other Applications/Forms

Over-snow Vehicle Registration Form