Chaves County Building Permits (New Mexico)

Search for Chaves County, NM building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Chaves County, NM create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Chaves County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Chaves County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Chaves County building permit. Chaves County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Chaves County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Chaves County Building Department Roswell NM 1 Saint Mary's Place 88203 575-624-6603

Chaves County Planning Department Roswell NM 1 Saint Mary's Place 88203 575-624-6606

Roswell Zoning Roswell NM 415 North Richardson Avenue 88201 575-624-6700


Town and City Halls in Chaves County, NM provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Chaves County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Chaves County, New Mexico. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Chaves County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Dexter Town Hall Dexter NM 115 East 2nd Street 88230 575-734-5482

Lake Arthur Town Hall Lake Arthur NM 501 North Maine Street 88253 575-365-2900


Building Inspectors in Chaves County, NM ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Chaves County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Chaves County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Chaves County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Chaves County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Chaves County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Roswell Building Inspector Roswell NM 421 North Richardson Avenue 88201 575-624-6700