Building Departments in Chaves County, New Mexico

There are 3 Building Departments in Chaves County, New Mexico, serving a population of 65,454 people in an area of 6,064 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 21,818 people, and 1 Building Department per 2,021 square miles.

In New Mexico, Chaves County is ranked 7th of 33 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 7th of 33 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Chaves County Building Departments

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

Chaves County Building Department 1 Saint Mary's Place Roswell, NM

Chaves County Planning Department 1 Saint Mary's Place Roswell, NM

Roswell Zoning 415 North Richardson Avenue Roswell, NM

About the Chaves County Building Department

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

Chaves County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Chaves 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.

Chaves County Residential Housing Units
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
Total Housing Units27,194932,818
Occupied Housing Units23,169 (85.2%)775,651 (83.2%)
Chaves County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
Single-Family Detached Homes17,721 (76.5%)508,113 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes611 (2.6%)28,261 (3.6%)
2 Apartments385 (1.7%)13,348 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments513 (2.2%)29,204 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments259 (1.1%)21,305 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments733 (3.2%)49,542 (6.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,947 (12.7%)125,878 (16.2%)
Chaves County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
2014 or Later179 (0.8%)10,229 (1.3%)
2010 to 2013325 (1.4%)20,065 (2.6%)
2000 to 20091,802 (7.8%)126,086 (16.3%)
1980 to 19995,343 (23.1%)271,019 (34.9%)
1960 to 19797,961 (34.4%)212,256 (27.4%)
1940 to 19596,153 (6,153.0%)104,391 (104,391.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,406 (6.1%)31,605 (4.1%)
Chaves County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
1 Room354 (1.5%)15,862 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms17,214 (74.3%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,142 (35.1%)310,462 (40.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms9,126 (39.4%)260,375 (33.6%)
8 or More Rooms3,875 (16.7%)117,550 (15.2%)
Chaves County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
No Bedroom448 (1.9%)17,426 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom1,560 (6.7%)60,878 (7.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms17,214 (74.3%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,947 (17.0%)140,681 (18.1%)
Chaves County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Chaves CountyNew Mexico
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,975 (99.2%)767,826 (99.0%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities22,981 (99.2%)767,840 (99.0%)