By law, under the Inspection of Public Records Act, every person has the right to inspect public records of the City of Aztec. The Act also makes compliance with requests to inspect public records an integral part of the routine duties of the officers and employees of the City of Aztec. Requests to inspect public records should be submitted to the records custodian, City Clerk.
Note: For police records contact the Police Department; for court records contact Municipal Court.

The "Inspection of Public Records Act" NMSA 1978, Article 14, Chapter 2, Sections 14-2-1 to 14-2-12 can be viewed in the following ways:

Option 1

Download Adobe Acrobat pdf file:
Inspection of Public Records Act - 5th Edition (PDF 1.1 MB)

Option 2

Visit the Office of the Attorney General Web Site:

Option 3

Order a Hard Copy:
Office of the Attorney General
State of New Mexico
Bataan Memorial Building
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508
(505) 827-6070


  • Procedures for Requesting to Inspect Public Records (PDF 16 KB)

  • 1. Download the Request to Inspect Form.
  • Request to Inspect Form (PDF 56 KB)
  • 2. Print the form.
    3. Bring the form to the City Clerk Office or email:
    Aztec City Hall
    201 W. Chaco St.
    Aztec, NM 87410
    (505) 334-7603 (Office)
    (505) 334-7609 )Fax)

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