Building Departments in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

There are 4 Building Departments in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, serving a population of 147,514 people in an area of 1,909 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 36,878 people, and 1 Building Department per 477 square miles.

In New Mexico, Santa Fe County is ranked 10th of 33 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 3rd of 33 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Santa Fe County Building Departments

Find Santa Fe County, New Mexico building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Santa Fe Building Department 200 Lincoln Avenue Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe County Building Department 102 Grant Avenue Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe County Permits 200 Lincoln Avenue Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Planning Department 200 Lincoln Avenue Santa Fe, NM

About the Santa Fe County Building Department

Building Departments in Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe 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:
  • Santa Fe County, New Mexico building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Santa Fe County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Santa Fe County, NM zoning laws and requirements

Santa Fe County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Santa Fe 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.

Santa Fe County Residential Housing Units
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
Total Housing Units72,928932,818
Occupied Housing Units61,972 (85.0%)775,651 (83.2%)
Santa Fe County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
Single-Family Detached Homes39,919 (64.4%)508,113 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,673 (5.9%)28,261 (3.6%)
2 Apartments1,188 (1.9%)13,348 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,177 (3.5%)29,204 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,103 (3.4%)21,305 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments3,746 (6.0%)49,542 (6.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing9,166 (14.8%)125,878 (16.2%)
Santa Fe County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
2014 or Later686 (1.1%)10,229 (1.3%)
2010 to 20131,404 (2.3%)20,065 (2.6%)
2000 to 200912,159 (19.6%)126,086 (16.3%)
1980 to 199925,342 (40.9%)271,019 (34.9%)
1960 to 197913,035 (21.0%)212,256 (27.4%)
1940 to 19595,747 (5,747.0%)104,391 (104,391.0%)
1939 or Earlier3,599 (5.8%)31,605 (4.1%)
Santa Fe County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
1 Room1,138 (1.8%)15,862 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms46,237 (74.6%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms25,956 (41.9%)310,462 (40.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms17,993 (29.0%)260,375 (33.6%)
8 or More Rooms9,857 (15.9%)117,550 (15.2%)
Santa Fe County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
No Bedroom1,322 (2.1%)17,426 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom5,196 (8.4%)60,878 (7.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms46,237 (74.6%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms9,217 (14.9%)140,681 (18.1%)
Santa Fe County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Santa Fe CountyNew Mexico
With Complete Plumbing Facilities61,650 (99.5%)767,826 (99.0%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities61,675 (99.5%)767,840 (99.0%)