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Building Codes Division

Please contact the Community Development Department at (575)439-4220 for any questions you may have regarding Building Codes and Permitting issues.   

Name:               Position: Phone Number: Email:

 Melissa Walker

Engineering and Planning & Zoning Administrative Assistant


Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8AM until 5PM or By Appointment

Mission Statement:   Our mission is to provide reasonable and enforceable building and land use codes and ordinances that promote orderly development of our community; to enforce such ordinances in an equitable, professional and timely manner; to promote public awareness and understanding of the code of ordinances, and to continually maintain and update existing ordinances in order to maintain the health, safety and well being of the citizens of Alamogordo; to accomplish the provisions of this mission statement in a manner that provides for optimum benefit to the citizens with the least possible intrusion into their lives. 

Vision Statement: The Building/Land Use Approvals Division must strive as a team to achieve a more streamlined, efficient and defined system in which day to day processes will meet or exceed the public's expectations.  We must maximize the utilization of all resources to improve employee qualifications through training and certification.  We believe that through increased efficiency, employee qualifications, and a progressive, honest and courteous approach, we will reflect  the absolute professionalism through service to the public, thus improve the public's perception of the Division and our state-wide reputation as a leader in the field of building/land use approvals.  

Building Code Forms and Documents are available online for your convenience.
Please select the appropriate form(s) below for online access and/or download capabilities.

Miscellaneous Community Development Forms

Resources & Links

Construction Permit Forms
(Residential & Commercial)



Graffiti Removal Request


New Mexico Construction Industries Division  

New Mexico Fire Marshall Department

New Construction Permit Forms - Commercial                               

  Egress Windows                                      



New Mexico
Environmental Department


New Construction Permit Forms - Residential 
Contractor Forms
Homeowner Forms

 Weep Screed Requirements





Otero County Assessor's Office

Other Commercial Permitting Forms
Sheds, Additions, Remodel, etc.

 Clear Site Triangle Requirements

Alamogordo Code of Ordinances

Alamogordo Zoning Map
(As of June 2009)

Manufactured Home Placement Application

 Dark Skies Ordinance

Ordinance Complaint Form

Excavation Application (Utility)
Excavation Guidelines (06/2007)

Excavation Table of Contents

Curb Cut Application
(Application available at City Hall, Community Development Department)

 Thermal Expansion Tank