Andrew DiCamillo, Director

Community Development Department
201 W. Chaco St.
Aztec, NM 87410
Location Map [PDF 108 KB]
(505) 334-7605 - office
(505) 334-7609 - fax

Monday - Thursday
7:00 am to 6:00 pm


All permits from the Community Development Department require an applicant to complete an application in order to obtain a permit. All applications require a site plan. Depending on the permit request, additional forms may be required.
  • Other Agency Contact Info [PDF 43 KB]
  • Road Access Standards [PDF 49 KB]

  • Alternate Summary Plat

    Use these forms when submitting a request to subdivide land into three or less parcels or conducting a lot line adjustment.
  • Alternate Summary Plat [PDF 75 KB]

  • Land Use Permit

    Use this application for general property improvements (e.g., fence construction, assessory structures,retaining walls, patio improvements, utility upgrades, swimming pools, green houses, hot tub/sauna installs, etc).
  • Land Use Application [PDF 178 KB]

  • Commercial Development

    Use these forms for new commercial construction (requires a parking plan, landscape plan, storm water plan, electric load calc, meter locations shown), electrical work (major repairs/upgrades that increasing existing load), historic buildings (any alterations to buildings on the State Historic Register), etc.
  • Commercial Development [PDF 278 KB]

  • Residential Development - Site Built

    Use these forms for new residential construction, building additions (altering the building footprint), carport or garage construction/installation (attached or detached), electrical work (major repairs/upgrades that increasing existing load), interior remodels (only if the use of the building is changing e.g. from residential to office), etc.
  • Residential Development Application [PDF 192 KB]
  • Electric Load Calculation [PDF 37 KB]

  • Residential Development - Manufacture Home

    Use these forms for residential development for mobile/manufactured homes.
  • Manufacture Home Installation [PDF 199 KB]
  • Electric Load Calculation [PDF 37 KB]

  • Signs

    Use these forms for permanent sign installation and temporary signage.
  • Permanent & Temporary Sign Application [PDF 71 KB]
  • Over Street Banner Policy [PDF 30 KB]


    The following processes and applications require going before the Planning & Zoning Board through a Land Use Hearing and then will have final approval from the City Commission. All fees and paperwork must be submitted in adequate time for all review and notification processes to meet deadlines before the next Planning & Zoning Board meeting.

    Conditional Use

    Use these forms when applying for a conditional use on a property.
  • Conditional Use [PDF 126 KB]

  • Oil & Gas Wells

    Use these forms for new, upgrades, or abandonment of oil & gas wells.
  • Oil & Gas [PDF 239 KB]

  • Special Use

    Use these forms when applying for a special use on a property.
  • Special Use [PDF 122 KB]

  • Subdivision - Prelimionary and Final Plat

    Use these forms when developing a subdivision (3 lots or greater) for preliminary and final process.
  • Subdivision (Preliminary & Final) [PDF 180 KB]

  • Variance to Land Use Code

    Use these forms when applying for a variance to land use code on a property.
  • Variance [PDF 109 KB]

  • Zoning Change

    Use these forms when applying for a zone change to a property.
  • Zone Change [PDF 109 KB]


  • ➠ Census Data for the City of Aztec
  • ➠ Development Regulations
  • Aztec Development Handbook [PDF 531 KB]
  • Aztec Commercial Properties Portfolio [PDF 3.7 MB]
  • Land Use / Zoning District Map 36" x 48" [PDF 655 KB]


    Sign Code

    You have a business and want to put up a sign? Please read the sign code before investing any money.
  • Chapter 20 - Sign Code [PDF 1.7 MB]

  • Campaign Signs

    Please read this excerpt from Sign Code regarding campaign signs.
  • Campaign Sign Regulations [PDF 135 KB]

  • Land Use Regulations

    Chapter 26 of the City Code which regulates the zoning and land use of parcels within the City limits of Aztec.
  • Chapter 26 - Land Use Regulations [PDF 570 KB]
  • Aztec Land Use Map [PDF 655 KB]

  • Subdivision Regulations

    Chapter 23 of the City Code regulates the subdividing of land and property for commercial and/or residential development within the City limits and the Extra-Territorial Zone area (ETZ) of the City of Aztec.
  • Chapter 23 - Subdivision Regulations [PDF 309 KB]
  • Subdivision (Preliminary & Final) Packet [PDF 180 KB]

  • Flood Regulations

    Chapter 9 of the City Code regulates and enforces the process and procedure required when building in an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be a flood zone. Other federal regulations can be found at the FEMA website.
  • Chapter 9 - Flood Regulations [PDF 133 KB]
  • ➠ FEMA Website:

  • Oil & Gas Regulations

    Chapter 15 of the City Code regulates and enforces the development of oil and gas well sites within the city limits. Other regulations include state and federal can be found at the State Oila and Conservation Division website.
  • Chapter 15 - Oil & Gas Regulations [PDF 114 KB]
  • ➠ Oil and Gas Conservation:


  • ➠ Comprehensive Plans
  • Animas River Trails System Plan [PDF 1.5 MB]
  • Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Plan 2018 [PDF 10.9 MB]
  • Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Map 2023 [PDF 208 KB]
  • Economic Development Strategy Plan [PDF 1.7 MB]
  • Economic Executive Summary [PDF 233 KB]
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan [PDF 4.6 MB]
  • Farmington MPO - Access Management Plan [PDF 1.8 MB]
  • ➠ Farmington MPO - Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • ➠ Farmington MPO - Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)


    ArcGIS - Aztec City Land Use Parcels
    Basic land use / zoning map showing city parcels with zoning district. Can search for location using Aztec city address.

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