Codes Enforcement and Awareness

What is Codes Enforcement?

The Las Cruces Police Department’s Codes Enforcement Section enforces codes and regulations that promote the health, safety and welfare of all citizens. The mission is to preserve the environment and beauty of our city.

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Codes Enforcement officers work with the residents, businesses and other organizations to:

  • Empower our community through education and awareness of city ordinances
  • Facilitate compliance with city ordinances
  • Develop outreach programs
  • Initiate special programs targeting specific problems                                                                   



Ordinances that we enforce include, but are not limited to:

Inoperable vehicles
Nuisances/ Weeds
Obstruction of Streets and Sidewalks
Recreational Vehicles                                                                                                           

For information on other ordinances refer to the Municipal Codes     


YARD SALES & SIGNS- Click the link for more information about yard sales and placement/usage of signs. 


GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP™ in Las Cruces.  Click here for more information.


 Related City Resources

 Codes Officer District Map (pdf)

 Who's your Codes Officer?  Click here to see who your Codes Officer is assigned to your area.