Permitting and Inspections


The Community Development Department's Permitting and Inspection Section offers the following services to assist you in obtaining valuable information about the permit, construction and inspection process.

Building and Reroof Work: The inspection and permitting process for general construction and reroof projects, including the inspection process, types of inspections needed, applications and fees.

Mechanical and Plumbing Work: The inspection and permitting process for mechanical and plumbing projects, including the inspection process, types of inspections needed, applications and fees

Electrical Work: The inspection and permitting process for electrical projects, including the inspection process, types of inspections needed, applications and fees

Inspection Requests: Online submittal of inspection requests for permitted work. Forms: Includes building, mechanical/plumbing and electrical permit applications, dust control measures forms, permit contingency forms, building permit history request forms and contractor complaint form.

Fees: Includes the fee tables for building permits, mechanical/plumbing and electrical permits as well as miscellaneous fees related to the permitting and inspections functions.

Resources: Includes the Las Cruces Building Code, Las Cruces Design Standards, relevant design criteria for construction in the City of Las Cruces as well as the adopted codes and standards related to building construction. The permit monthly reports are also found here.

FAQs: Frequently asked questions regarding the permitting and inspections process. Contact Us: Contact information for the Permitting and Inspection Section.