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Planning & Zoning

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.

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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.

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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

Steven J. Guetschow
Planning & Zoning Director
Phone: (505) 544-4391

Dan DeCosta
Planning & Zoning Code Enforcement
Phone: (505) 544-4392

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

Donald Goen
Planning & Zoning Administrative Assistant
Phone: (505) 544-4393

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