Planning Department

Land Use:
The Planning and Zoning Department processes claim of exemptions, conditional uses, variances, subdivisions and other activities regarding land use in the unincorporated areas of the County . The department, in cooperation with the Assessor's office, also oversees addressing, through the application provided to the left under "forms and applications". Note that Luna County (LC) does not issue building permits for construction but does process building permit applications for the unincorporated areas to verify compliance with the flood zone regulations. Landowners are encouraged to call or visit the Department before development to ensure that all regulations and requirements are being met.

Facility Usage:
The Facility Director, located in the Planning Department, is in charge of renting the Mimbres  Valley Special Events Center and the Courthouse Park and Pavilion. Please see below for pricing and deposit info.
Facility Usage Pricing


For any questions or concerns, please call the Planning Department at 575-543-6620. 

Planning Supervisor: Lupita Hernandez 575-543-6621
Code Enforcement: East part of County: Manny Armendariz 575-543-6644
                                      West part of County: Frankie Tarazon 575-543-6623

Please see below for frequently asked questions that we encounter regularly.
Planning FAQ's