Planning & Zoning


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Planning and Zoning meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in Commission Chambers, unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions regarding these meetings, please email Stella Rael or email Shelbe Abbott.

Department Description

The Planning Division administers the ordinances covering annexation, subdivision, zoning, and associated land use activities for the City of Alamogordo and its extra-territorial jurisdiction as they relate to current and long range planning.

Mission Statement

To guide our citizens in determining a desired lifestyle and quality of life via informed management of the use of land. To perform this function with honesty, integrity, equity, and courtesy.

Increased Fees

Please be advised that there will be Planning and Zoning fee increases that take effect on March 1st, 2018. Contact the Planning and Zoning Department for further information at 575-439-4220 X4204