Building Departments in Doña Ana County, New Mexico

There are 3 Building Departments in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, serving a population of 213,849 people in an area of 3,807 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 71,283 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,268 square miles.

In New Mexico, Doña Ana County is ranked 15th of 33 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 4th of 33 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Doña Ana County Building Departments

Find Doña Ana County, New Mexico building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Dona Ana Building Department 845 North Motel Boulevard Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Permits 700 N Main St Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Zoning 575 South Alameda Boulevard Las Cruces, NM

About the Doña Ana County Building Department

Building Departments in Doña Ana County, NM are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Doña Ana County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Doña Ana County, New Mexico building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Doña Ana County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Doña Ana County, NM zoning laws and requirements

Doña Ana County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Doña Ana County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Doña Ana County Residential Housing Units
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
Total Housing Units87,096932,818
Occupied Housing Units77,453 (88.9%)775,651 (83.2%)
Doña Ana County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
Single-Family Detached Homes45,714 (59.0%)508,113 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,352 (3.0%)28,261 (3.6%)
2 Apartments2,086 (2.7%)13,348 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments3,643 (4.7%)29,204 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,010 (3.9%)21,305 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments4,807 (6.2%)49,542 (6.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing15,841 (20.5%)125,878 (16.2%)
Doña Ana County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
2014 or Later1,478 (1.9%)10,229 (1.3%)
2010 to 20133,334 (4.3%)20,065 (2.6%)
2000 to 200916,583 (21.4%)126,086 (16.3%)
1980 to 199929,589 (38.2%)271,019 (34.9%)
1960 to 197917,467 (22.6%)212,256 (27.4%)
1940 to 19596,753 (6,753.0%)104,391 (104,391.0%)
1939 or Earlier2,249 (2.9%)31,605 (4.1%)
Doña Ana County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
1 Room1,266 (1.6%)15,862 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms56,559 (73.0%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms32,747 (42.3%)310,462 (40.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms27,357 (35.3%)260,375 (33.6%)
8 or More Rooms9,222 (11.9%)117,550 (15.2%)
Doña Ana County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
No Bedroom1,354 (1.7%)17,426 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom5,849 (7.6%)60,878 (7.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms56,559 (73.0%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms13,691 (17.7%)140,681 (18.1%)
Doña Ana County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Doña Ana CountyNew Mexico
With Complete Plumbing Facilities76,872 (99.2%)767,826 (99.0%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities76,646 (99.0%)767,840 (99.0%)