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Prohibit Residential Occupancy Limits

Concerning residential occupancy limits.
2024 Regular Session
Local Government
Bill Summary

The act prohibits counties, cities and counties, and municipalities from limiting the number of people who may live together in a single dwelling based on familial relationship, while allowing local governments to implement residential occupancy limits based only on:

  • Demonstrated health and safety standards, such as international building code standards, fire code regulations, or Colorado department of public health and environment wastewater and water quality standards; or
  • Local, state, federal, or political subdivision affordable housing program guidelines.

APPROVED by Governor April 15, 2024

EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details