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The city has legal authority to take action to abate nuisances on your property if you fail to do so. Any costs incurred by this action can be recovered by placing a lien against your property, which is field with the County Clerk.
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A nuisance or code violation can be reported by contacting the Code Compliance Officer at 505.747.6081.
Home based businesses are generally allowed but most obtain a business registration from the City Clerk. Some businesses are not allowed in any residential zone: Contractors yards; salvage yards or junkyards; auto repair and paint and body shops.
Graffiti can be reported to the Graffiti Officer Gary Maestas at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 505.747.6091.
Barking dogs and any other animal concerns should be directed to the Animal Control Officer at 505.753.6106.
Yes. The Code Compliance Officer or other staff member will perform a field check to investigate your complaints. If a property is not in compliance with the City Code, we work try to work with the property owner to bring it into compliance, based on the violation observed by city staff.
Yes. A site Development Permit is required for all construction, including fences/walls etc. Fences/walls higher than 6' are generally prohibited without special permission. After the Site Development Permit is obtained, a construction permit may be required from the New Mexico Construction Industries Division. Contact our office for assistance.
Notice of Violations are sent to the property owner(s) of record as maintained by the County Assessor. In order to resolves the issue, we will also post the notice or share with tenants, if we have that info.
If you are not the property owner/tenant or recently sold the property, please contact the Code Compliance Officer at 505-747-6081.
If you have no past or present connection to the property, we recommend contacting the county to resolve the issue.