Complaints and mediation


If you have an issue with a short-term rental operation in your neighborhood, you can file a complaint. The 311 call center is available Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 720-913-1311.

Want to learn more about the requirements that apply to short-term rentals in Denver? Refer to Denver's short-term rental laws, rules, and regulations webpage.

Other's are available over the phone or online:

  • For loud disturbances or suspicious activity, and to file a complaint through 311, call the non-emergency police line at 720-913-2000.
  • If you are a neighbor or guest and know the property is being advertised on Airbnb, you can file a complaint on the Airbnb Neighborhood Support webpage.
  • For emergencies, dial 911.

Complaint notification for licensees

All licensees will be notified by the Department when a complaint has been made against their short-term rental license. Notifications will include the date, time, and details of the complaint. Resources for rectifying common issues related to trash, noise, or parking will also be provided.

For more information, email


The City provides an independent, objective mediation and conflict resolution resource . It is free to residents. It helps resolve conflicts within neighborhoods.

The goal is to reach an agreement between neighbors. Examples of potential agreements for short-term rental issues include prohibiting renters from parking in certain areas, implementing quiet hours, restricting smoking areas, and providing contact information should a renter become disruptive.

Email or visit the mediation webpage to speak with the mediation team and for more information.