Counties

Bernalillo

Bernalillo County Government Offices

www.bernco.gov

Accounts Payable

The Mission of Bernalillo County Accounts Payable is to generate payments to vendors in support of the Board of County Commissioners.

Accounts Payable
One Civic Plaza, Room 10045, 10th Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7020
Fax: (505) 468-7201

Animal Care

The Bernalillo County Animal Care Services Department’s primary responsibility is to protect the safety, health and welfare of the public while enforcing the humane treatment of animals.

Animal Care Services Department
1136 Gatewood SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 314-0280
Fax: (505) 873-6709

Aquatics Program

The Aquatics Program operates five public swimming pools in Bernalillo County: Alameda Pool, Paradise Pool and Water Slide, South Valley Pool and Water Slide, Rio Grande Indoor Pool, and Los Padillas Aquatic Center.

Aquatics Program of Bernalillo County
111 Union Square Street SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0418
Fax: (505) 877-6540

Assessor’s Office

The County Assessor’s Office determines the property value of homes, businesses and other taxable property in Bernalillo County. The Assessor’s Office also prepares the tax roll for the County Treasurer on real property (land and improvements); personal property (business equipment); livestock and manufactured homes.

Bernalillo County Assessor’s Office
 
Physical Address:
501 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 222-3700
Fax: (505) 222-3770
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 27108
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Board of County Commissioners

The County Commission is responsible for the county government budget, city ordinances & resolutions, zoning & business regulation in the unincorporated areas, setting policies for the operation of County government, and appointing individuals to various boards and committees. Five Commissioners are elected from representative districts to oversee the Bernalillo County government.

Board of County Commissioners
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7000
 

Commission – District 1

District 1 includes the West Mesa and North Valley.

Commission – District 1
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7027
Fax: (505) 768-4329

Commission – District 2

District 2 includes the South Valley, the west side south of Central, several downtown neighborhoods, Kirtland Addition, Isleta Pueblo and Tohajiilee.

Commission – District 2

One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: (505) 468-7448

Commission – District 3

District 3 includes the Highland, Nob Hill, Altura Park, Bel-Air, Parkland Hills and Alta Monte areas.

Commission – District 3
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7108

Commission – District 4

District 4 includes North Albuquerque Acres, Sandia Heights, far NE Heights, far North Valley and NW Albuquerque in Bernalillo County including Paradise Hills.

Commission – District 4
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7010

Commission – District 5

District 5 includes the Four Hills, the far SE Heights and the East Mountain Area.

Commission – District 5
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7212

Capital Improvement Projects

This department plans, designs, constructs and preserves public facilities and their environments within the community of Bernalillo County and in support of Bernalillo County’s mission statement.

Capital Improvement Projects
6840 Second Street NW, Suite 239
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: (505) 468-1350
Fax: (505) 462-9715

Community Centers

Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation is responsible for creating and providing Recreation, Leisure and Community Services necessary to promote public well being and quality of life for youth, adults, senior citizens and special populations of Bernalillo County. The County’s community centers are integral to this mission.

Parks and Recreation Community Recreation Section
111 Union Square Street SE, Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0419

Community Health Council

The Bernalillo County Community Health Council strives to improve the health and well being of all Bernalillo County residents and neighborhoods through a variety of strategies and activities. The BCCHC has two priority areas: 1) Assist in the reduction of the teen birth rate for Bernalillo County residents, ages 15-19 by 15% by 2010 and 2) Increase access to healthcare for people living in Bernalillo County. In addition to these two priority areas, the Council is focusing on increasing the capacity of the Health Council and community.

Bernalillo County Community Health Council
111 Union Square SE, Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7025

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division is responsible for economic development, the capital improvement program, planning and code enforcement activities, environmental policies, housing programs, and community leisure services.

Bernalillo County Community Services Division
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7000

County Attorney’s Office

The County Attorney’s Office provides legal services to the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Bernalillo. The County Attorney also represents the interests of other elected or appointed officials when those interests are compatible with those of the Board of County Commissioners.

Steve Schiff District Attorney Building
520 Lomas NW, 4th Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0180
Fax: (505) 242-0828

County Clerk’s Office

The County Clerk is responsible for conducting major elections, including the Primary and General Elections in even-numbered years, and the APS and CNM elections in odd-numbered years. The County Clerk also assists with municipal elections. All public records are filed in the Clerk’s Office. Indexes are available on-line under Document Search. Public Records include deeds, mortgages, liens, judgements, marriage licenses, recording and filing, and other public record documents. Divorces and foreclosures are filed in District Court.

Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-9854
Phone: (505) 468-1290
Fax: (505) 468-1294

County Manager’s Office

The County Manager is hired by the County Commissioners to carry out policies and serve as the chief administrative officer of county government. The County Manager also serves as a liaison to the full-time elected officials.

Bernalillo County Manager’s Office
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7000

Development Review

The Development Review Section is part of the Technical Services Department. It is responsible for the review and enforcement of a wide variety of private development actions that affect the County Public Works Division and the general public. The DRD reviews plans of proposed construction in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County as well as building, planning, and zoning department permits and platting actions, is the primary responsibility of this group. These permits generally consist of building permits, zoning permits, fence permits, zone changes, special use permits, and or platting actions. The DRD reviews these permits for compliance with PWD ordinances such as the drainage, flood plain, street standards and excavation ordinances. Most of the DRD forms and permit applications are now available for online viewing.

Development Review
2400 Broadway SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500

Economic Development

Bernalillo County has made Economic Development a priority. The Office of Economic Development formed the Business and Economic Development Team to assist the business community in locating and expanding in Bernalillo County. The purpose of the team is to expedite permitting for quality development and assisting the potential applicant in the development process.

Office of Economic Development
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7185

Emergency Communications

The mission of the Bernalillo County Communications Department is to provide timely response and accurate information to requests for public safety support.

Bernalillo County Emergency Communications
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (505) 798-7000
Fax: (505) 798-7006

Environmental Health Office

The Bernalillo County Environmental Health Office works with the community to preserve and protect a quality environment that assures optimum public health and safety.

Environmental Health Office
111 Union Square SE, Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0310

Eubank Boulevard Reconstruction Project

The Eubank Boulevard Project area is located in the rapidly developing portion of Albuquerque’s Northeast Heights known as North Albuquerque Acres. Recent growth in the area has placed demand on the local street network causing Eubank to operate at unacceptable levels of service in the peak hours, and operating conditions are expected to deteriorate further as traffic volumes increase in the future. Traffic analyses have shown that roadway improvements, including left-turn lanes and an additional through lane in both directions, are needed to correct existing roadway deficiencies and accommodate future traffic growth expected for the area.

Eubank Boulevard Reconstruction Project
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1512

Finance Division

The Budget and Finance Division is responsible for providing management and the public with information required to assess the current and future financial position of the county.

Bernalillo County Budget and Finance Division
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7020
Fax: (505) 468-7201

Fire and Rescue Department

The Bernalillo County Fire and Rescue Departments mission is to protect lives and property through proactive education, prevention and response.

Bernalillo County Fire and Rescue Department
6840 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: (505) 468-1310
Fax: (505) 462-9746

Fleet / Facilities Management

Fleet / Facilities Management works to ensure proper, efficient and safe operations of all Bernalillo County vehicles and buildings while providing the highest level of protection of occupant safety and health.

Fleet / Facilities Management
2400 Broadway SE, Building B
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Fleet Phone: (505) 224-1600
Facilities Phone: (505) 224-1608
Fax: (505) 224-1619

GIS Program

The GIS Program is a section of the Infrastructure Planning and Geo-Resources Department within the Bernalillo County Public Works Division. The general mission of the GIS Program is to support the Bernalillo County government with geographic information technology for analysis and decision-making as it pertains to property assessment, public safety, public health, permitting, capital improvements, environment, transportation and many other issues in which the County government has interest. In order to fulfill this mission, GIS staff must assume a number of responsibilities. These include GIS database design, ownership, and stewardship; custom application development, training, technology transfer, and support services; system integration; system architecture and design; strategic planning; and providing information to the public and other agencies.

GIS Program

Phone: (505) 848-1500

Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Bernalillo County’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is responsible for planning for emergency situations and disasters and coordinating emergency response efforts to save lives, reduce injuries, and preserve property.

Homeland Security & Emergency Management
6840 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: (505) 468-1307
Fax: (505) 462-9751

Housing Department

The Bernalillo County Housing Department provides decent, safe and sanitary affordable housing opportunities to income eligible residents of the county and administers all of its programs in accordance with all federal, State and Local Laws, ordinances, regulations and guidelines.

Bernalillo County Housing Department
1900 Bridge SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 314-0200
Fax: (505) 462-9737

Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department coordinates the posting of job openings, accepts and reviews applications, and manages the hiring process. They provide training for employees and maintain the benefits available to county employees.

Human Resources Department
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-1500
Fax: (505) 468-1527

Information Technology

In support of Bernalillo County’s Mission Statement, Information Technology provides quality, timely, relevant and cost effective support to Bernalillo County departments.

Information Technology
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7999

Infrastructure Planning & Geo-Resources

Infrastructure Planning and Geo-Resources provides for high quality, results oriented, short and long term planning for the citizens of Bernalillo County. In order to fulfill this mission, staff must assume a number of responsibilities. These include managing County transportation projects, engaging in several regional forums and studies, developing information systems that are capable of rapidly delivering high quality information in an understandable context, and providing information to the citizenry, other agencies and county leaders upon request. Transportation planning objectives must balance the need for economic growth and development against the potential environmental, fiscal and social impacts growth often has on urban regions.

Infrastructure Planning & Geo-Resources
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500
Fax: (505) 848-1510

Metropolitan Assessment & Treatment Services

The goal of Metropolitan Assessment and Treatment Services is to establish a comprehensive and coordinated detoxification, recovery treatment and transitional housing program for public inebriates including individuals with co-occurring disorders, and develop extensive and strong partnerships with existing community medical, mental health, alcohol/drug and homeless service agencies. Bernalillo County, through its DWI Program, currently funds operation of the existing detoxification program for public inebriates at the old Charter Hospital facility to provide comprehensive services to the public inebriate population from a single facility.

Metropolitan Assessment & Treatment Services
5901 Zuni SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-1555

Metropolitan Detention Center

It is the mission of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center to protect the public and provide a safe and secure environment for both inmates and staff under the principles of direct supervision and in accordance with the American Correctional Association standards.

Metropolitan Detention Center
100 Deputy Dean Miera Drive SW
Albuquerque, NM 87151
Phone: (505) 839-8700

Neighborhood Coordination

The first Bernalillo County Neighborhood Notification Ordinance was developed in 1993. This ordinance established the criteria for recognition of neighborhood associations and a legal obligation for the County to notify the associations of all county projects under consideration that would directly impact their neighborhoods. To further enhance the relationship between the County and Neighborhood Associations, the position of Neighborhood Coordinator was created.

Neighborhood Coordination
415 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-1279

North 14 Sector Plan

The impetus behind having a Sector Plan originated with East Mountain residents’ desires to further the work done through the East Mountain Area Plan process and look at specific geographic areas, such as the Highway North 14 corridor, a central element, physically and functionally, of the community’s life. The purpose of the sector planning in this area is to maintain the unique intrinsic value of this main corridor of the rural East Mountain Area while acknowledging population changes and local needs. Through this planning effort the County will primarily work on examining current commercial issues and setting goals and parameters for future commercial development through the possible creation of specific zoning and design guidelines.

North 14 Sector Plan
111 Union Square SE, Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0386

Open Space Office

The purpose of the Open Space Office is to preserve and provide natural areas, cultural resources and resource-based recreation for Bernalillo County citizens. These lands are acquired and managed to conserve natural and cultural resources, provide opportunities for education and recreation, and to shape the urban environment.

Open Space Office
111 Union Square SE, Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0400

Parks & Recreation

Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation is responsible for creating and providing Recreation, Leisure and Community Services necessary to promote public well being and quality of life for youth, adults, senior citizens and special populations of Bernalillo County.

Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation
111 Union Square SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0400
 
Los Padillos Community Center
2117 Los Padillas Road SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 877-1884
Fax: (505) 877-3646
 
Los Vecinos Community Center
 
Physical Address:
478 1/2 Old Highway 66
Tijeras, NM 87059
Phone: (505) 314-0240
Fax: (505) 281-8704
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 727
Tijeras, NM 87059
 
Mountain View Community Center
201 Prosperity SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0297
Fax: (505) 873-6644
 
Paradise Hills Community Center
5901 Paradise Boulevard NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: (505) 314-0245
Fax: (505) 462-9726
 
Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center
9800 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: (505) 468-7800
Fax: (505) 462-9721
 
Vista Grande Community Center
# 15 La Madera Road
Sandia Park, NM 87047
Phone: (505) 468-7500
Fax: (505) 462-9727

Planning Section

The Planning Section of the Zoning, Building and Planning Department is responsible for developing Area Plans and Sector Development Plans for Bernalillo County.

Planning Section
111 Union Square SE, Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0350

Probate Judge’s Office

The Bernalillo County Probate Court serves the public in exercising jurisdiction over cases of informal probate necessary to the proper settlement of estates of deceased persons.

Bernalillo County Probate Court
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: (505) 468-1233
Fax: (505) 468-1298

Public Art Program

The Bernalillo County Public Art Program was established in 1992 with the adoption of the Art in Public Places Ordinance. The ordinance created the Arts Board, a 10 member appointed advisory board that selects artworks for public acquisition and display.
The program currently has more than 90 works of art.

Bernalillo County Public Art Program
111 Union Square Street SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0400

Public Information Office

The Bernalillo County Public Information Office works with the Board of County Commissioners, other County elected officials and the County Manager to develop and implement strategic communications plans. This includes media relations, crisis communications, advocacy and public education. Public Information also assists each County department to plan and promote special events, coordinate news releases, prepare information for the website, promote public meetings and create pamphlets and brochures for the general public.

Bernalillo County Public Information Office
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7246

Public Safety Division

The Public Safety Division oversees Bernalillo County Fire and Rescue, Emergency Communications, the Juvenile Detention Center, Office of Emergency Management, Animal Control and the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Public Safety Division
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7000

Public Works Division

The mission of the Public Works Division is to provide safe, efficient, high quality public works facilities and services through Long Range Planning, quality design and construction, and proper maintenance.

Public Works Division
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500
Fax: (505) 848-1510

Purchasing Department

The mission of the Purchasing Department is to comply with New Mexico State Statutes and other applicable mandates, while providing excellent customer service in a professional manner to its customers. Purchasing Department customers are Bernalillo County departments and the vendor community. The Department is dedicated to efficient and effective delivery of procurement services in all functional areas, and it consistently strives to improve service and delivery to its clients to meet the goals of the organization.

The Purchasing Department is committed to providing on-going training, promoting open communications and circulating procurement-related updates. These commitments assure that the integrity of procurement requirements is met and maximize the use of public funds.

Purchasing Department
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7013
Fax: (505) 468-7067

Right-of-Way Section

The purpose of the Right-of-Way Section is to provide general right of way, real estate, property management and acquisition services consistent with regional and Bernalillo County Planning and Project Development requirements. Another purpose of the Right-of-Way Section is to ensure right of way and real estate preservation activities through early acquisition that will support and advance the County’s long range plans.

Right-of-Way Section
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500

Risk Management

Bernalillo County Risk Management’s primary responsibility is to provide management of claims processing and handling, and safety and loss control initiatives.

Bernalillo County Risk Management
111 Union Square SE, Suite 201
Albuquerque NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0440

Roadway Operations & Maintenance

Roadway Operations & Maintenance is responsible for providing the Bernalillo County community the highest quality operations and maintenance of its public works infrastructure comprised of streets, highways, bridges, storm drainage, and traffic control.

Roadway Operations & Maintenance
2400 Broadway SE, Building F
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1503

Sheriff’s Department

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is committed to working in a problem-solving partnership with individuals, community groups and businesses to fight crime and improve the quality of life for the people of Bernalillo County. The Sheriff, deputies and staff strive to provide services to the public in an effective, efficient and timely manner.
The Department is comprised of four divisions: Judicial Operations, Field Services, Criminal Investigations and Support Services. These divisions provide services that include: the COPPS Team, the DARE Program, Air Support, K-9 Unit, Traffic Unit, Training, Regional Academy, Public Information Office, Mobile Command Unit, Reserve Deputies, Mounted Search and Rescue, School Crossing Guards, Court Security and Extradition.

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department
400 Roma NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7100

Solid Waste & Diversified Services Department

The mission of the Solid Waste Department is to enhance the health and well being of residents, businesses and the environment in Bernalillo County by providing cost effective collection, disposal, customer service, education and recycling. The Department works with the community to create a cleaner County.

Solid Waste & Diversified Services Department
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 224-1639

South Valley Economic Development Center

The South Valley Economic Development Center is a collaborative effort between Bernalillo County and the Rio Grande Community Development Corporation, dedicated to helping new and existing small businesses in the South Valley and beyond obtain the resources and information they need to thrive. The SVEDC provides services in three major categories: a commercial kitchen, business incubator and economic development.

South Valley Economic Development Center
318 Isleta Boulevard SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105-3822
Phone: (505) 877-0373

South Valley Health Commons

Through building design and agency interaction the South Valley Health Commons provides an integrated medical system that serves the medical needs of the community.  First Choice Community healthcare provides primary medical, dental and behavioral health services. The Department of Health takes the lead in community assessment and outreach services, and residents can now enjoy primary medical, dental and behavioral heal services under one roof in a 43,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility. This facility is receiving national attention and represents a new model of medical service delivery in the United States.

South Valley Health Commons
2001 Centro Familiar SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 873-7400

Special Programs

The Special Programs Section of Parks and Recreation is made up of a dynamic team that is responsible for the Computer Clubhouse and Family Literacy Program. They also are responsible for seasonal community events throughout Bernalillo County.

Special Programs Section
1221 Arenal SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 314-0475
Fax: (505) 452-8042

Sports Program

The Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department’s Sports Program offers a wide variety of sports leagues and exciting special events for men, women and children.

Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department’s Sports Program
111 Union Square Street
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0415
Fax: (505) 314-0454

Substance Abuse Programs

Bernalillo County’s Department of Substance Abuse Programs was created in 2006 to “provide fundamental community public safety” by offering free care to County residents affected by alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependence and a comprehensive DWI prevention program. Its full continuum of care includes free detoxification services to indigent adults at its Metropolitan Assessment Treatment Services facility in Albuquerque; a methamphetamine crisis response team; case management; and an addiction treatment program for court-ordered inmates with multiple DWI convictions or a DWI in their past. The Addiction Treatment Program is located at the Metropolitan Detention Center with aftercare provided for these same inmates placed in the County’s Community Custody Program that requires corrections officer supervision and electronic monitoring. DSAP also houses the New Mexico Department of Health’s Turquoise Lodge – a short term inpatient treatment program – and the University of New Mexico Hospital Forensic Unit for clients with a mental illness diagnosis in the MATS facility.

Bernalillo County’s Department of Substance Abuse Programs
5901 Zuni SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: (505) 468-1550
Fax: (505) 462-9845

Technical Services Department

The Technical Services Department is responsible for leading engineering and construction programs that develop, maintain and improve County roads and utilities.  These projects are accomplished through acquisition and management of right-of-way, design, and construction of roadway, drainage and utility systems. The Department is also responsible for programming of future improvements and engineering studies as needed to provide quality customer service and maximize the effects of funds available.

Technical Services Department
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500
Fax: (505) 848-1510

Traffic Engineering Program

The mission of the Traffic Engineering Program is to provide the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County with safe, effective, and efficient traffic control systems and devices which are clear and concise, of high quality, reliable, and minimize travel time, inconvenience, and expense to the traveling public and taxpayers.

Bernalillo County Traffic Engineering Operations & Maintenance
2400 Broadway SE, Building C
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1540
Fax: (505) 848-1535

Treasurer’s Office

The Treasurer’s Office is the property tax collector for the County of Bernalillo. County property taxes are distributed to Albuquerque Public Schools, Central New Mexico Community College, the City of Albuquerque, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, State of New Mexico, University of New Mexico, and other taxing entities within Bernalillo County. More than 270,000 property tax bills, plus approximately 34,000 delinquency notices, are mailed by the County Treasurer’s Office annually. The County Assessor sets the assessed property valuation and the County Commission sets the tax rate for the County. Other tax rates are set by the individual taxing entities with final approval by the State’s Department of Finance and Administration.

Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office
 
Physical Address:
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7031
Fax: (505) 462-9768
 
Mailing Address:
Bernalillo County Treasurer
P.O. Box 627
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0627

Water Conservation Department

The Bernalillo County Water Conservation Department is committed to protecting the Water Resources of Bernalillo County. Bernalillo County is developing incentive programs to help residents save water.

Bernalillo County Water Conservation Department
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500
Fax: (505) 848-1510

Water Resources Program

The purpose of the Water Resources Program is to monitor and assess surface and groundwater resources, recommend policies and implement appropriate programs and projects that protect water quality, and conserve water resources for the citizens of Bernalillo County.

Water Resources Program
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 848-1500
Fax: (505) 848-1510

Water Utility Authority

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority is a joint agency of the City of Albuquerque and the County of Bernalillo that administers the water and wastewater utility for all of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 768-2800

Web Master

The Web Team is comprised of Public Information Department and Information Technology staff who collectively maintain www.bernco.gov, the official website of Bernalillo County.

Web Master
One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 468-7999

Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center provides life-enhancing services to meet the diverse and changing needs of the South Valley community.

Westside Community Center
1250 Isleta Boulevard SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 314-0176
Fax: (505) 877-8915

Youth & Senior Services

Youth and Senior Services provides safe, convenient, affordable and quality programs that promote youth development to children in primarily lower socio-economic areas of Bernalillo County in addition to initiating senior socialization through daily activities that promote quality of life.

Youth & Senior Services
111 Union Square SE, Suite 202
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0425
Fax: (505) 314-0456

Zoning, Building & Planning Department

The Zoning, Building and Planning Department is responsible for reviewing building plans, issuing appropriate permits and inspecting building progress. They review zoning change requests and issue permits as needed.

Zoning, Building and Planning Department
111 Union Square SE, Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 314-0350
Fax: (505) 314-0480
 

Sandoval

Sandoval County Government Offices

www.sandovalcounty.com

Assessor’s Office

The County Assessor’s Office determines the property value of homes, businesses, and other taxable property in Sandoval County. The Assessor’s Office also prepares the tax roll for the County Treasurer on real property land and improvements, personal property, livestock and mobile homes.

Sandoval County Assessor’s Office
1500 Idalia Road, Building D
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7562
Fax: (505) 867-7596

Community Services

The County’s Community Services Division offers a comprehensive array of senior programs, youth and family activities, health care and assistance programs. The Division also administers the County’s tourism, economic development and DWI and substance abuse prevention programs.

Sandoval County Community Services Division
Phone: (505) 867-7620

County Clerk

The Sandoval County Clerk maintains and provides copies of legal documents involving Sandoval County and real property within the County. The Office maintains the County’s Bureau of Elections. The Clerk records all resolutions and ordinances passed by the County Commission and serves, either in person or by deputy, as the secretarial clerk to the Board of Commissioners and Probate Court. The Sandoval County Clerk’s Office provides a shopper’s list of government services. It is the stopping place for marriage licenses or other permits. It is where people start if they wish to run or vote for public office. The Office also receives and records legal documents on property in Sandoval County, including deeds, maps and plats or transfers. The Clerk administers oaths and affirmations and receives process against the County. The office records such documents as real estate contracts, new purchases or transfers of real property, liens and release of liens, mortgages, powers of attorney, deeds, plats, transcripts of judgments and more. Many of the records are available for residents seeking information on property or other topics on file with Sandoval County.

Sandoval County Clerk
Physical Address:
711 Camino Del Pueblo
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7572
Fax: (505) 771-8610
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 40
Bernalillo, NM 87004

County Detention Center

The Sandoval County Detention Center securely houses inmates being held on charges in a variety of jurisdictions. The Center operates under specific rules for the protection of staff, inmates, visitors and the community.

Sandoval County Detention Center
1100 Montoya Road
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-5339

County Development Division

The County Development Division processes zone changes, conditional uses, subdivisions and other activities regarding land use in the non-municipal and non-pueblo areas of the County for consideration by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Division also oversees addressing, which assigns street names and addresses. Sandoval County does not issue construction permits but County Development must approve State-issued permits to assure zoning compliance. Landowners also are encouraged to visit with County staff prior to considering development or subdivision of property. Much of the County’s unincorporated area is zoned for permissive uses of single-family residences or agriculture. Other uses are not allowed, unless the property is zoned for such activity.

Sandoval County Development Division
Phone: (505) 867-7628

County Manager

The County Manager is Sandoval County’s chief administrative officer and implements policies established by the Board of County Commissioners. The Manager also serves as a liaison among the Commission, other elected County officials, and County employees to assure budgetary and administrative procedures are followed. Sandoval County government consists of 10 operating divisions. The directors of these divisions report to the County Manager and are responsible for successfully implementing programs and projects authorized by the Board of County Commissioners.

Sandoval County Manager
1500 Idalia Road, Building D
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7538
Fax: (505) 867-7600

Finance & Administration

Finance and Administration oversees the County’s procurement procedures, processes vendor bids and payments for goods and services purchased by Sandoval County. The division prepares and monitors the County budget, prepares County payroll and provides revenue projections and financial analysis.

Sandoval County Finance & Administration
Phone: (505) 867-7534

Fire Department

The County’s Fire Department provides critical help during emergencies. The Department provides fire, rescue and emergency medical response and transport services 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, and oversees nine volunteer fire districts that respond to fire, rescue and EMS calls. SCFD bills for patient transport using the State Ambulance Tariff and also provides pre-scheduled special events standby coverage.

Sandoval County Fire Department
Administration & Ambulance Billing: (505) 867-0245
Non-Emergency Burning Advisory: (505) 867-4581

Human Resources Office

The Human Resources Office recruits, screens and works with elected officials and division directors to select qualified applicants for jobs in Sandoval County government. The office also handles all job postings, administers employee benefits, evaluates staffing patterns, oversees affirmative action programs and administers the County’s Loss Control Program.

Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 40
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7505

Information Technology Division

The Information Technology Division maintains the existing state-of-the-art County network and computing infrastructure, as well as providing the direction for the planning and design of new networking and computing facilities. The communications administrative staff maintains the county-wide radio systems and telephones for optimal communication. Sandoval County has recently transitioned to pure Voice over IP (VoIP) for high-fidelity, less expensive and reliable telephone service. Geographic Information Systems maintains county-wide mapping information. All public map information is available either digitally or on paper.

Public Affairs / Public Information

Public Affairs develop and issues news releases, brochures and presentations on behalf of County government. The office coordinates the County’s interaction with the New Mexico Legislature and responds to media and public inquiries on County programs and agencies.

Public Affairs
Phone: (505) 867-7500

Public Works Division

The Public Works Division is responsible for maintaining, upgrading and improving roadways and infrastructure. Public Works removes snow and responds to flood damage during inclement weather, and supports other agencies during fires or emergencies. The division also manages the County Landfill and transfer stations.

Sandoval County Public Works Division
Phone: (505) 771-8500

Sheriff’s Department

The Sheriff and Department Deputies serve as the County’s principal law enforcement officers with duties and responsibilities established by State law. While the civil process is the exclusive responsibility of the County Sheriff, the Sheriff’s primary responsibility is to provide law enforcement services to County residents. The Sheriff assigns deputies in seven districts within the County to deter criminal activity, arrest criminal offenders, promote traffic safety and respond to emergency calls. The Sheriff has concurrent jurisdiction with local law enforcement officers in municipalities. While the Sheriff cooperates closely with community authorities, local police agencies are responsible for providing law enforcement services within their communities. Among the County’s smaller and more rural communities, the Sheriff is the primary law enforcement agency. The Sheriff’s Office frequently provides mutual aid for other agencies within the County and provides investigative services on major cases.

Sandoval County Sheriff’s Department
1500 Idalia Road
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7525

Tourism & Economic Development

Sandoval County Tourism and Economic Development responds to visitor and relocation information requests, provides statistical data on the County and can arrange meeting space for small groups.

Sandoval County Tourism & Economic Development
Phone: (505) 867-8687

Treasurer

The Treasurer serves as the tax collector for Sandoval County, the State and numerous other tax agencies. The Treasurer’s Office does not set assessed valuation, the tax rate or the amount of taxes due. The Office collects and disburses tax collections to appropriate governmental agencies and keeps all books, records and funds pertaining to the office ready for inspection by the County Commission and the State Department of Finance and Administration. The Treasurer, with advice and consent of the County Board of Finance, also has ultimate authority over investment of public funds.

Sandoval County Treasurer
P.O. Box 40
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-7581
Fax: (505) 771-8684
 

Santa Fe

Santa Fe County Government Offices

www.santafecounty.org

Administrative Services Department

The mission of Administrative Services Department is to efficiently and effectively provide key administrative support services to all county departments, elected officials, and divisions to assist them in carrying out their functions of providing responsive public services. The ASD works closely with all county departments, elected officials, and divisions to ensure that they have all the administrative support and assistance they need.

 

Santa Fe County Administrative Services

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 986-6200

 

Assessor

The mission of the Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor is to distribute the property tax burden approved by taxing authorities correctly and equitably to all taxable property, in that authority based on its value.

 

Office of the Santa Fe County Assessor

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 986-6300

 

Building and Development Services

The Santa Fe County Building and Development Services Department provides services such as zoning, subdivisions, lot splits, development permits for building, business registrations, code enforcement, hydrology, terrain management, special-use permits, and utility allocation to County citizens.

 

Santa Fe County Building and Development Services Department

Phone: (505) 986-6225

 

Community Projects Division

The Project Development Division provides an efficient, cost effective and accountable project management team for all Santa Fe County Capital improvement projects. The Division also ensures that the use of public funds and the associated requirements are met through all processes of facility project management.

 

Project Development Division

901 West Alameda, Suite 20C
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 986-6274
Fax: (505) 992-9869

 

Community Services Department

The Community Services Department, created through a recent re-organization plan approved by the Board of County Commissioners, was established for the purpose of consolidating and organizing most of the community service functions of Santa Fe County Government. The CSD includes the Fire, Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC/911 Dispatch), Housing, Health, Community Projects and Teen Court.  These services were previously organized under several different departments.

 

Community Services Department Director: (505) 992-9862

Community Project Division: (505) 992-9866

Santa Fe County Fire Chief, Fire Division: (505) 992-3077

RECC Division: (505) 992-3096

Housing Division: (505) 992-3058

Health Division: (505) 992-9840

Teen Court Division: (505) 995-9555

 

Corrections

The Santa Fe County Corrections Department was created in January of 2004 as the facilities moved from being privately run to the County. The Department provides oversight of all County Correctional programs including the Youth Development Program, the Electronic Monitoring Program, and the Adult Correctional Facility. The Department consists of approximately 320 staff, the majority of whom work at the Adult Facility and Electronic Monitoring Programs. They provide supervision of approximately 775 men, women and youthful offenders who are detained daily in Santa Fe County. The Department Director collaborates with the Santa Fe County Jail Team on many issues regarding the facilities. In addition, the Board of County Commissioners has created by resolution, the “Santa Fe County Corrections Advisory Committee” a group of local citizens composed of seven individuals from different sectors of the community. The Committee inspects the correctional facilities twice a year, reviews programs and policies, and presents an annual report to the County Commissioners with their recommendations. The Committee meets with the Corrections Director twice a month in a public forum to discuss any issues or concerns regarding the Correctional Facilities.

 

Santa Fe County Corrections Department

4250 Airport Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 428-3100
Fax: (505) 482-3113

 

County Attorney

The Santa Fe County Attorney’s Office serves as legal council to the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Fe County, the County Manager, elected officials, and certain boards and commissions.  In addition, the Attorney’s Office provides legal counsel for the City-County Extraterritorial Land Use Authority, the Extraterritorial Land Use Commission, the Solid Waste Management Agency, and the Regional Planning Authority.

 

Santa Fe County Attorney’s Office

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 986-6279
Fax: (505) 986-6362

 

County Clerk

The mission of the Recording Division of the Clerk’s office is to maintain a perpetual, comprehensive set of public records consisting of all documents appropriately presented for recording for the public so that any member of the public can readily access the information to conduct their personal and business activities with the assurance that, where appropriate, privacy will be protected and that their transactions were executed in accordance with the law. The mission of the Bureau of Elections Division of the Clerk’s Office is to provide accurate voter registration files and election canvasses, while conducting elections to ensure that each individual voter has an opportunity for equal participation in a non-partisan, respectful and professional environment.


Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 986-6200

 

County Commissioners

The Santa Fe County Board of County Commissioners is comprised of 5 districts and hold regularly scheduled meetings on the second and last Tuesday of every month.

 

Board of County Commissioners – Commission District 1

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 986-6200

 

Board of County Commissioners – Commission District 2

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 995-2755

 

Board of County Commissioners – Commission District 3

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 986-6200

 

Board of County Commissioners – Commission District 4

P.O. Box 276
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 986-6200

 

Board of County Commissioners – Commission District 5

P.O. Box 720
Cerrillos, NM 87010
Phone: (505) 986-6210

 

County Manager

The County Manager is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to implement Board decisions. The County Manager operates directly under the BCC, serving the legislative function of the Board by providing research, information, and recommendations, and serving the executive function of the Board by providing management assistance. The County Manager’s Office is responsible for preparing the County budget, providing the BCC with the information they need for making decisions, representing the County in intergovernmental relationships, coordinating the work of all County departments, resolving interdepartmental problems, and coordinating the overall administration of County government.

 

Santa Fe County Manager’s Office


102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 986-6200
Fax: (505) 995-2740

 

E-911 Rural Addressing

Santa Fe County E-911 Rural Addressing Section submits necessary information to help County offices in providing clean, accurate and informational data to the public, as well as to other government entities.

 

Santa Fe County E-911 Rural Addressing Division

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 995-2732

 

Fire Department

The mission of the Santa Fe County Fire Department is to provide high-quality fire, rescue and emergency medical services to the citizens and visitors of Santa Fe County.

 

Santa Fe County Fire Department

35 Camino Justicia
Santa Fe, NM  87508
Fax: (505) 992-3073

 

Santa Fe County Fire Chief

Phone: (505) 992-3070

 

Santa Fe County Deputy Fire Chief / Fire Marshal

Phone: (505) 992-3076

 

Santa Fe County Emergency Management Division

Phone: (505) 992-3072

 

Santa Fe County Fire Prevention Division

Phone: (505) 995-6523

 

Santa Fe County Regional Emergency Communications Center

Phone: (505) 986-2400

 

Growth Management / Land Use Department

The Santa Fe County Land Use Department provides services such as zoning, subdivisions, lot splits, development permits for building, business registrations, community planning, code enforcement, hydrology, terrain management, special-use permits, and utility allocation to county citizens. The Land Use Director is responsible for the divisions within the Land Use Department.

 

Growth Management / Land Use Department

102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 986-6225
Fax: (505) 986-6389

 

Health and Human Services Division

The staff of the Santa Fe County Health and Human Services Division is dedicated to the effective and efficient coordination and distribution of health care resources to the citizens of Santa Fe County. The Division’s staff is committed to expending resources in a coordinated fashion that most effectively addresses health concerns in Santa Fe County.

The Division consists of four distinct groups of employees dedicated to different, but increasingly coordinated efforts: the CARE Connection, DWI, Healthcare Assistance (Formerly the “Indigent Fund”) and the Home for Good Programs. These groups are deeply involved with most aspects of health care within the County, while attending to core business tasks. The Division also staffs and supports four advisory groups: the Health Policy & Planning Commission, the DWI Planning Council, the Maternal and Child health Planning Council, and the CARE (Coordinate Assess Refer Engage) Connection group. These groups are responsible for advising the Board of County Commissioners on matters concerning health care in their various areas of expertise. The Health Policy and Planning Commission is the umbrella organization for the other groups and represent all of the key health sectors operating in the County.

 

Santa Fe County Health and Human Services Division

2052 South Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 992-9841
Fax: (5050 992-9855

 

Housing Services Division

It is the mission of the Santa Fe County Housing Authority to provide drug-free, safe, decent and sanitary housing to low-income and very low-income families in an environment that fosters self-sufficiency and community pride. The Santa Fe County Housing Authority was created in 1972 and remains one of the largest landlords in Santa Fe. The Housing Authority currently manages 191 public housing units and 241 Housing Choice Vouchers (previously called Section 8). The Housing Authority also manages a Public Housing Homeownership Program, Section 8 Homeownership Program, Family Self-Sufficiency Program, and the Capital Fund Program. The Housing Authority’s budget primarily consists of rental income and subsidies provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

Santa Fe County Housing Authority Administrative Offices

52 Camino de Jacobo
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 992-3060
Fax: (505) 992-3064

 

Human Resources Department

The Mission of the Santa Fe County Human Resources Department is to provide quality services in recruitment, employee development, employee relations, benefits, classification and compensation, and human resources operations with integrity and responsiveness to support County goals.

 

Santa Fe County Human Resources Department

949 West Alameda Street
Santa Fe, NM  87501
Phone: (505) 992-9880
Fax: (505) 992-9895

 

Open Space and Trails Program

The mission of the Open Space and Trails Program is to create a network of cultural, historical, recreational and natural open spaces and trails throughout Santa Fe County that achieve the goals outlined in the Open Land and Trails Plan to benefit current and future generations. The program aims to develop open space and trails planning and management based on integration with existing regulations and requirements as well as cooperative efforts between private entities, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Based on existing conditions of individual sites, open space and trail facilities are to be developed with an emphasis on multi-purpose functionality, cost effectiveness, community stewardship and affordable maintenance. Acquisition of property is based on voluntary participation from land owners.

 

Open Space and Trails Program Santa Fe County

P.O. Box 276
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 992-9873

 

Public Works Division

The mission of the Santa Fe County Public Works Division is to maintain and improve the quality of life for residents in Santa Fe County; by maintaining and improving County Roads for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and services; by constructing sanitary sewer systems; and by providing for the safe and sanitary collection and disposal of solid waste.

 

Santa Fe County Public Works

424 NM 599
P.O. Box 276
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0276
Phone: (505) 992-3010
Fax: (505) 992-3028

 

Purchasing Division

The principle objective of the Santa Fe County Purchasing Division is to acquire quality goods and services for the County at fair and reasonable prices. The Purchasing Division strives to meet this objective by competitive purchasing from vendors through the issuance of requests for quotes (RFQ’s), Invitation for Bids (IFB’s) and Request for Proposals (RFP’s). This web site provides current bid and proposal packages open for competitive offers, as well as information about registering as a vendor with the County and how obtain a vendor registration form to be completed and returned to Santa Fe County.

 

Santa Fe County Purchasing Division

142 West Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 992-9864
Fax: (505) 989-3243

 

Regional Emergency Communications Center

The Santa Fe Regional Emergency Communications Center has existed since 2002 as the result of a “Joint Powers Agreement” between the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County. The RECC receives all police, fire, medical and animal control Emergency 911 calls and non-emergency calls for the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County and dispatches the appropriate agency to the location as needed. The Center operates on a 24-hour/seven-day-a-week schedule.

 

Santa Fe Regional Emergency Communications Center

35 Camino Justicia
Santa Fe, Nm 87508
Phone: (505) 428-3710
Fax: (505) 428-3735

 

Sheriff’s Department

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department is committed to working in a problem-solving partnership with individuals, community groups and businesses to fight crime and improve the quality of life for the people of Sana Fe County. The Sheriff, deputies and staff strive to provide services to the public in an effective, efficient and timely manner.

Santa Fe County Public Safety Building

35 Camino Justicia
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Phone: (505) 986-2455

 

Treasurer

The County Treasurer is the Property Tax Collector and Investment Officer for Santa Fe County. Approximately 60,000 real property, personal property and mobile home tax bills are sent out annually. They also send out 24,000 informational tax bills annually to notify taxpayers who escrow their property taxes that either a mortgage company or taxpaying service has requested their tax bill. The Treasurer has also implemented a process of sending out two delinquent tax notices semi-annually, usually scheduled for mid February and mid August. The Treasurer’s Office also serves as the “County’s Banker” and is responsible for collecting and depositing monies from property tax collections and from all operations of County departments, i.e. refuse permits, utilities, land use permits, ambulance fees and other services the County may provide

 

Santa Fe County Treasurer’s Office

Physical Address:
 
102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 986-6245
 
 Mailing Address:
 
P.O. Box T
Santa Fe, NM 87504

 

Water / Wastewater Operations

The mission of the Santa Fe County Water / Wastewater Operations is to provide safe and reliable water and sewer utility service to its customers in an efficient and responsible manner. Utility service shall be provided at fair and reasonable prices with courteous, timely and responsive customer service.

 

Santa Fe County Water / Wastewater Operations

424 NM 599
P.O. Box 276
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 992-9870
Fax: (505) 992-8421
 

Valencia

Valencia County Government Offices

www.co.valencia.nm.us

Adult Detention

Valencia County is committed to the safe and humane treatment of residents and endeavors to provide a secure working environment for its employees, with an emphasis on public safety. The Valencia County Detention Center strives to operate an efficient facility, with fiscal responsibility to the taxpayers of the County.

Valencia County Detention Center
436 Courthouse Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 565-8900

Animal Control

The Animal Control Division offers assistance with stray animals and also offers pet adoption and licensing.

Valencia County Animal Control
1209 Highway 314
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2479
Fax: (505) 866-2477

Assessor

The goal of the Assessor’s Office is to provide a well managed office that serves the public with expert, qualified staff resulting in, fair and equitable assessment of the taxpayer’s real and personal property at a reasonable cost; providing local government with a well maintained, current tax base upon which to base their tax levy; and meeting or exceeding the requirements of the State of New Mexico for level of assessment and uniformity by constant market analysis.

Valencia County Assessor
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenua
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2065
Fax: (505) 866-2025
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 909
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Budget & Finance

The Valencia County Fiscal Office is responsible for providing government officials and the public with the financial information required to access the current and future financial position of the county.

Valencia County Fiscal Office
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2030
Fax: (505) 866-2424
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1505
Los Lunas, NM 87031
 
Business Licenses
 
Physical Address:
501 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2042 or 2043
Fax: (505) 866-2002
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement is responsible for many functions that involve the Animal Control Division and the Building Inspector.

Valencia County Code Enforcement
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2053
Fax: (505) 866-2002
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 939
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Code Enforcement / Building Inspectors

The duties and responsibilities of Code Enforcement / Building Inspectors is to review plans and issue building permits for county residential and commercial buildings, and to ensure that all buildings meet County, State and Federal Codes. Code Enforcement / Building Inspectors also issue Flood Plain certificates for buildings that may be located in flood plain areas according to FIRM (Federal Insurance Rate Maps) and FEMA guidelines.

Valencia County Code Enforcement / Building Inspectors
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2042 or 2043
Fax: (505) 866-2002
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

County Attorney

The County Attorney and staff provide legal services to the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, Elected Officials and staff. The office reviews, revises and prepares legislation, reviews contracts, consults with the Board and Manager frequently, and consults with Elected Officials and staff. The office provides support for the quasi-judicial activities of the County. The office consults with staff, directors and elected officials on human resources issues. The office defends the County in cases for which there is no insurance coverage, such as breach of contract claims, in appeals from quasi-judicial matters, limited enforcement of County ordinances and enforcement of the County’s property rights and rights-of-way. The office interacts with state and federal offices on compliance issues, and in joint projects. It also coordinates with contract attorneys and attorneys representing the County in matters for which liability coverage applies.

Valencia County Attorney
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (575) 838-0911
Fax: (505) 866-3355
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

County Clerk

The Valencia County Clerk maintains and provides copies of legal documents involving Valencia County and real property within the County. The Office maintains the County’s Bureau of Elections. The Clerk records all resolutions and ordinances passed by the County Commission and serves, either in person or by deputy, as the secretarial clerk to the Board of Commissioners and Probate Court. The office records such documents as real estate contracts, new purchases or transfers of real property, liens and release of liens, mortgages, powers of attorney, deeds, plats, transcripts of judgments and more. Many of the records are available for residents seeking information on property or other topics on file with Valencia County.

Valencia County Clerk
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2073
Fax: (505) 866-2023
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 969
Los Lunas, NM 87031

County Manager

The County Manager’s office serves an important role in county government. The County Manager is appointed by the County Commission to carry out policies and serves as the chief administrative officer of county government. The County Manager also serves as a liaison to the full-time elected officials.

Valencia County Manager
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2014
Fax: (505) 866-3355
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Emergency Services – Public Safety Fire / Rescue

The duties and responsibilities of the Fire Administration Office are to oversee the day-to-day operation of the Counties Volunteer Fire Departments. The Office also provides public inspections of buildings and properties within Valencia County. Additionally, the Fire Administration Office also provides investigations of all structure fires and provides reports of said fires to the proper authorities. The Office is open during working hours five days a week.

Valencia County Emergency Services Fire / Rescue Division
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2040
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

GIS uses the latest satellite and computer technology to map out every street and address of county residents. This department plays a key role in tying Rural Addressing and the Assessor’s and Planning departments together to form a strong tool that the County can use to plan for the future. Based on statistical data from various sources, the GIS Department can create maps that reflect voting districts, land use, water use, population growth, traffic patterns, jurisdictional boundaries, utility right-a-ways and much more.

Geographical Information Systems
444 Courthouse Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2066
Fax: (505) 866-2002
Human Resources Department
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2021
Fax: (505) 866-3366
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031
 
Information Technology
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Planning & Zoning Department

The general duties of the Planning Department are to develop and update the comprehensive plan; assist the Planning and Zoning Commission with issues related to land use planning; assist the Board of Commissioners with issues related to planning; gather and interpret land use data; update ordinances related to land use planning including zoning and subdivision ordinances; review land use proposals; and make recommendations, review and approve business licenses and mobile home permits.

Valencia County Planning & Zoning
 
Physical Address:
444 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2050
Fax: (505) 866-3366
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1119
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Public Works Department

The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide outstanding public services for the citizens of Valencia County, visitors and neighboring towns and villages while maintaining a superior infrastructure, guaranteeing a clean and safe environment, as well as sustaining a high quality of life.

Public Works Department
1209 Highway 314
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2472
Fax: (505) 866-3388

Road Department

The goal of the Road Department is to provide a safe and efficient transportation environment for vehicular and pedestrian through the installation, maintenance and operational oversight.

Valencia County Road Department
1209 Highway 314
Los Lunas, NM
Phone: (505) 866-2473

Rural Addressing Office

The Rural Addressing Office is responsible for assigning E-911 physical addresses to every residential and commercial structure in the unincorporated areas of Valencia County.

Valencia County Rural Addressing Office
404 Courthouse Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2051
Fax: (505) 866-2002

Sheriff’s Office

The primary mission of the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office is to serve and protect life and property making the county a better place to live and work.

Valencia County Sheriff’s Office
 
Physical Address:
453 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2400
Fax: (505) 866-2027
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1585
Los Lunas, NM 87031

Treasurer

The Valencia County Treasurer’s Office is dedicated to the continued prompt and accurate processing of property tax payments and to continue to further refine the prompt and safe investment of property tax dollars to maximize the rate of return on county investments.

Valencia County Treasurer
 
Physical Address:
501 Luna Avenue
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 866-2090
Fax: (505) 866-2019
 
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 939
Los Lunas, NM 87031

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