Archuleta County Development Services
Development Services consists of three departments: Building, Planning, Water Quality and Code Enforcement. Each department carries its own mission and responsibilities to County residents. Development staff are available via appointment using each staff members Bookings link, or by calling the numbers provided for each associate.
The mission of the Building Department is the protection of life, health, property, and public welfare through effective administration and enforcement of the building codes. In accomplishing this mission, we strive to maintain the highest levels of fairness, professionalism, and ethical conduct toward the citizens of Archuleta County whom we serve.
The mission of the Planning Department is to facilitate community and economic development while protecting the health, safety, and general welfare of present and future residents of Archuleta County.
The mission of the Water Quality Department is to provide efficient, effective, and reliable water and wastewater programs, while meeting or exceeding state and federal environmental quality regulations. We are committed to the protection of public health and safety, with respect to the natural environment, while reaffirming all people’s right to safe drinking water.
Code Enforcement's motto is "Here to help, not harass." Their mission, is to enhance the Archuleta County community through excellent service and accountability with maximum transparency. The Code Enforcement Department holds itself to high standards providing services with effective solutions and commitment to a high-quality customer experience.
Errol Lord, Officer
Email Errol Lord
Book Appt. with Errol
Email Melissa Ryan
Book Appt. with Melissa
Water Quality Department
Kevin Torrez, Manager
Book Appt. with Kevin
Tim Hatch, Building Official
Email Tim1122 Hwy. 84P.O. Box 1507Pagosa Springs, CO 81147Ph: 970-264-1390Fax: 970-264-3338
HoursMonday - Friday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
From the Elections Office of Archuleta County: Ballots are hitting mailboxes today and an error has been brought to our attention. On the mailing address, the voter’s middle name was unfortunately printed twice... Read on...
Due to an unusual winter and warmer than average early spring temperatures, several roads around the County will not be in an ideal state. Please be patient with County Road & Bridge (R&B) staff as they work to treat both paved and dirt roadways... Read on...
Find information on helpful links to road conditions in our area, information on the Archuleta County plow schedule and shoveling tips for keeping properties safe during the winter months, HERE.