150 E Lohman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001 – Phone: (575) 524-1968

City of Las Cruces Building and Development Services

Building and Development Services efficient processing of applications for building and construction permits, business registrations, zoning, subdivisions, addressing, signage, and annexations. OpenCounter Business Portal.

Business Registration page provides you with information on requirements for setting up a business and links to applications for registering your business.

Construction permits and inspections page explains the process and requirements for getting a building permit.

Construction Permits and Inspections FAQs covers frequently asked questions.

Construction Resources contains building information.

Inspection Resources contains information on getting an inspection.

Property Development and Land Use page describes procedures for activities such as reviewing subdivisions within the City limits and within the ETZ.

Addressing and Street Naming page explains the street naming and addressing process.

Land Use and Development FAQs covers frequently asked questions.

Non-Conforming Use Certificate page contains information on how to obtain an official “grandfathered” status for properties that were developed under rules that have since changed.

Online Zoning Map contains a searchable map of the zoning districts within the city.

OpenCounter Zoning Guide contains a guide to the process and maps for registering a new business in the city.

Sign page provides information on posting signs.

Statement of Zoning Request to obtain a formal letter stating the zoning on a property.

Subdivisions in the City of Las Cruces page contains information about subdividing within the city limits.