Updated: Jan 8
DoorDash has turned to Denver diners after the city limited what it could charge restaurants.
The company attributes the new fee to a decision made by the Denver City Council to cap the commission that delivery apps can charge restaurants at 15 percent. The cap went into effect on Oct. 7, and is slated to run through Feb. 9.
“Denver has temporarily capped the fees that we may charge local restaurants,” DoorDash said of the Denver fee. “To continue to offer you convenient delivery while ensuring that Dashers are active and earning, you will now see a charge added to Denver orders.”