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Planning & Zoning

Inspection of Public Records Act: IPRA requests may be completed online, sent via email to, or via U.S. Mail to the attention of the Records Custodian PO Box 48, Estancia, NM 87016. Forms can be submitted online here.


Mission Statement

The Planning and Zoning Division's mission is to promote orderly and quality development in the community by ensuring that all land use and development proposals conform to the County's Comprehensive Plan and Code of Ordinances.

What We Do

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

Department Calendar

Events for the Month of Jul 2024

Online Data - GeoCortex Map

The following link is courtesy of the Torrance County Assessor and Rural Addressing Offices. This site is designed to provide a vast amount of data on properties located in Torrance County, New Mexico. Examples include ownership and assessment information on parcels visit the webpage here.

Department Downloads

General Downloads

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2024 Planning & Zoning Videos

2024 Resolutions


Torrance County
Planning & Zoning
205 S Ninth Street
Estancia New Mexico, 87016

Monday - Thursday 7:30am to 5:30pm MST


Phone number: 1-844-698-4616
Phone: (505) 544-4390
Fax: (505) 384-5294

Don Goen
Planning & Zoning Director
Phone: (505) 544-4391 

Lynnette McMillan
Planning & Zoning
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (505) 544-4393 

Chuck Cavaness
Senior Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone: (505) 544-4392

Justice Wietz
Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone: (505) 544-4394 

Natasha Quintana
Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone: (505) 510-9739 

Ruben Gastelum
Rural Addressing
GPS-GIS Analyst
(505) 544-4344 

Matilda Haman
Rural Addressing
GIS Technician
(505) 510-9737  


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