Land Use


Land Use Office

The Land Use office has moved to:

411 N 10th St, Rocky Ford, CO 81067


Mon-Th 8 am to 5 pm, Friday telecommuting

  • Lex Nichols- Otero County Land Use Administrator 
  • Hannah Fasick- Code Technician

Land Use Office Location

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Otero County, Colorado has made every effort to insure the accuracy of the information contained herein. However, due to the possibility of changes made to the Otero County Land Use Code (the "Code") since the last update to the website, the possibility of unauthorized modidication of the data, transmission errors, or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond Otero County's control, the version of the Code contained herein may not be the official current version of the Code. Therefore, Otero County, its election/appointed officials, employees and agents do not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained herein and disclaim any and all claims, loss, damage or liablity arising out of the use of or reliance on the information contained herein. Please contact the Otero County Land Use department at (719) 383-3035 to verify the accuracy of the data contained herein.

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Otero County Planning Commission


Board Members

Jerry Bay Cheraw
Tom Fedde Fowler
Vince Tatum Swink
Bill Piquette La Junta
J.R. Thompson Rocky Ford
Nathan Shultz Otero County Attorney


Time & Location

The Otero County Planning Commission meets every third Monday of the month unless there is a holiday, then it is on Tuesday, the next day.

Location: Otero County Rocky Ford Annex, 411 N 10th St, Rocky Ford, CO 81067 71-383-3035

Time: Meetings start at 6:00 pm


January 17, 2022-Monday

February 22, 2022- Tuesday

March 21, 2022- Monday

April 18, 2022- Monday

May 16, 2022- Monday

June 20, 2022- Monday

July 18, 2022- Monday

August 15, 2022- Monday

September 19, 2022- Monday

October 17, 2022- Monday

November 21, 2022- Monday

December 19, 2022- Monday


All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on  23rd of each month to be on the next month's agenda.  Applications will be reviewed by the Land Use Department to be deemed complete. Return completed applications to the Otero County Public Works Department, 411 N 10th St, Rocky Ford CO 81067 719-383-3035.