Building Departments in Las Cruces, New Mexico

There are 3 Building Departments in Las Cruces, New Mexico, serving a population of 101,014 people in an area of 77 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 33,671 people, and 1 Building Department per 25 square miles.

In New Mexico, Las Cruces is ranked 15th of 544 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 15th of 544 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Las Cruces Building Departments

Find Las Cruces, 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 Las Cruces Building Department

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

Las Cruces Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Las Cruces 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.

Las Cruces Residential Housing Units
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
Total Housing Units44,57587,096
Occupied Housing Units39,934 (89.6%)77,453 (88.9%)
Las Cruces Occupied Residential Buildings
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
Single-Family Detached Homes23,125 (57.9%)45,714 (59.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,852 (4.6%)2,352 (3.0%)
2 Apartments1,609 (4.0%)2,086 (2.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,886 (7.2%)3,643 (4.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,338 (5.9%)3,010 (3.9%)
10 or More Apartments4,308 (10.8%)4,807 (6.2%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,816 (9.6%)15,841 (20.5%)
Las Cruces Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
2014 or Later870 (2.2%)1,478 (1.9%)
2010 to 20131,928 (4.8%)3,334 (4.3%)
2000 to 20099,906 (24.8%)16,583 (21.4%)
1980 to 199912,528 (31.4%)29,589 (38.2%)
1960 to 19799,179 (23.0%)17,467 (22.6%)
1940 to 19594,423 (4,423.0%)6,753 (6,753.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,100 (2.8%)2,249 (2.9%)
Las Cruces Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
1 Room821 (2.1%)1,266 (1.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms28,503 (71.4%)56,559 (73.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms16,650 (41.7%)32,747 (42.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms12,708 (31.8%)27,357 (35.3%)
8 or More Rooms4,703 (11.8%)9,222 (11.9%)
Las Cruces Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
No Bedroom845 (2.1%)1,354 (1.7%)
1 Bedroom4,566 (11.4%)5,849 (7.6%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms28,503 (71.4%)56,559 (73.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms6,020 (15.1%)13,691 (17.7%)
Las Cruces Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Las CrucesDoña Ana County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities39,574 (99.1%)76,872 (99.2%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities39,448 (98.8%)76,646 (99.0%)