Landscaping

Landscaping

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4140
Fax: (303)239-4177
Nursery Registration: Required to engage in business of nurseryman, dealer, landscape contractor or sod producer for woody plants and sod only. The program also provides the certification required by other states for the exportation of nursery stock. Registration fee: $80/yr. All registrations expire December 31. (35-26-101 through 115, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/Nursery/nursery.html

Pesticide Applicator License: Required if work will involve application of pesticides. (35-10-101 through 128, C.R.S.) License fee: $350/yr.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/PesticideApplicator/

Pesticide appicators must attempt to notify any person on the Department of Agriculture’s “Registry of Pesticide-Sensitive Persons” at least 24 hours before any turf or ornamental pesticide applications are made to any property abutting a registered person’s property. (35-10-112, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/PesticideApplicator/webregistry.pdf

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Conservation Services Division
700 Kipling Street, Suite 4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4112
Fax: (303)239-4125
Noxious Weeds: Under the Colorado Weed Management Act (35-5.5-101 through 119, C.R.S.), the Department of Agriculture designates a list of Noxious Weeds. The Department and local governing bodies may enforce noxious weed management plans, including restriction of use of such species as ornamentals.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/CSD/Weeds/Weedhome.html

Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection & Quarantine
3950 N. Lewiston, Suite 330
Aurora , CO   80011
(303)371-3355
Fax: (303)371-4774
If importing plants from foreign countries, or exporting to them, must obtain permit from this office.
Local
Local Licensing Authorities
Local licensing authorities often require a license for tree service businesses (planting, cutting, trimming, pruning, or removing trees).
Check with the local water supply agency regardiing any restrictions or permits for planting new sod or other landscaping.
Local codes require sprinkler system installations have approved backflow prevention devices.

NOTE:  Except as noted above, there is no state licensing requirements for landscaping service including cutting grass, trimming trees or lawn aeration. A plumber’s license not necessary for sprinkler system installation.
NOTE:  If manufacturing and/or packaging fertilizer, see FERTILIZER
NOTE:  If chemically treating lawns or gardens, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE
NOTE:  If manufacturing, selling, or applying “restricted use pesticides”, see EXTERMINATOR/PESTICIDE APPLICATOR

Landscaping

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State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4140
Fax: (303)239-4177
Nursery Registration: Required to engage in business of nurseryman, dealer, landscape contractor or sod producer for woody plants and sod only. The program also provides the certification required by other states for the exportation of nursery stock. Registration fee: $80/yr. All registrations expire December 31. (35-26-101 through 115, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/Nursery/nursery.html

Pesticide Applicator License: Required if work will involve application of pesticides. (35-10-101 through 128, C.R.S.) License fee: $350/yr.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/PesticideApplicator/

Pesticide appicators must attempt to notify any person on the Department of Agriculture’s “Registry of Pesticide-Sensitive Persons” at least 24 hours before any turf or ornamental pesticide applications are made to any property abutting a registered person’s property. (35-10-112, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/DPI/PesticideApplicator/webregistry.pdf

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Conservation Services Division
700 Kipling Street, Suite 4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4112
Fax: (303)239-4125
Noxious Weeds: Under the Colorado Weed Management Act (35-5.5-101 through 119, C.R.S.), the Department of Agriculture designates a list of Noxious Weeds. The Department and local governing bodies may enforce noxious weed management plans, including restriction of use of such species as ornamentals.

Link:  http://www.ag.state.co.us/CSD/Weeds/Weedhome.html

Federal
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection & Quarantine
3950 N. Lewiston, Suite 330
Aurora , CO   80011
(303)371-3355
Fax: (303)371-4774
If importing plants from foreign countries, or exporting to them, must obtain permit from this office.
Local
Local Licensing Authorities
Local licensing authorities often require a license for tree service businesses (planting, cutting, trimming, pruning, or removing trees).
Check with the local water supply agency regardiing any restrictions or permits for planting new sod or other landscaping.
Local codes require sprinkler system installations have approved backflow prevention devices.

NOTE:  Except as noted above, there is no state licensing requirements for landscaping service including cutting grass, trimming trees or lawn aeration. A plumber’s license not necessary for sprinkler system installation.
NOTE:  If manufacturing and/or packaging fertilizer, see FERTILIZER
NOTE:  If chemically treating lawns or gardens, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE
NOTE:  If manufacturing, selling, or applying “restricted use pesticides”, see EXTERMINATOR/PESTICIDE APPLICATOR
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us