Existing Businesses

COVID-19 Business Resources and Support


The WestyRISE initiative is helping the Westminster community recover from the COVID-19 crisis by providing resources and programs specifically targeted toward Westminster economic resilience, including business grants, reopening guides, and housing assistance programs.

Also visit our WestyRISE Results page to see how these programs have benefited the Westminster business community.

WestyRISE Initiative WestyRISE Results

COVID-19 Business Tool Kit

Restaurant Reopening Playbook

On Wednesday, May 27 an Emergency Directive was put in place to modify certain sections of the Westminster Municipal Code (WMC) to temporarily allow restaurants and bars to expand into designated outdoor areas adjacent to their businesses, in order to promote social distancing and public health measures related to COVID-19.

Please click the link below to complete an application to expand your service area.

Complete Application

In addition, the order temporarily modifies WMC provisions related to changing, altering or modifying licensed liquor service premise areas subject to State Liquor Enforcement Division requirements.

Please see links to more resources below.

Business Reopening Playbook

We have gathered tools and resources to help make your reopening process smoother and with less questions. Please review all of the resources below, including the Business Checklist, Best Practices for ALL Businesses, Best Practices for Worksites, Employees, and Customers, as well as FAQs.

No business should reopen before safety measures are in place. Facial coverings and remote work are strongly encouraged. Businesses need to take the appropriate steps to prevent further spread. For more information, please visit the public health websites for your specific counties:

Jefferson County

Adams County

For industry specific guidance, please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)’s Safer- at Home webpage:


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