Otero County Permits (New Mexico)

Search for Otero County, NM county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Otero County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Otero County permits. Clerks in Otero County, New Mexico may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Otero County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Otero County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

New Mexico State Clerk Alamogordo NM 1000 North New York Avenue 88310 575-439-1333

Otero County Clerk Alamogordo NM 1104 North White Sands Boulevard 88310 575-437-4942


A Otero County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Otero County, New Mexico may issue county permits. These Otero County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Otero County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Alamogordo Building Code Enforcement Alamogordo NM 1376 East 9th Street 88310 575-439-4235


A Otero County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Otero County, New Mexico issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Otero County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Otero County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Alamogordo Planning and Zoning Department Alamogordo NM 1376 East 9th Street 88310 575-439-4220