Land Use

Land Use Office

The Land Use office is located at:

411 N 10th St, Rocky Ford, CO 81067


Mon-Thurs 8 am to 4 pm; Friday telecommuting

  • Lex Nichols- Otero County Land Use Administrator 
  • Hannah Fasick- Code Technician hfasick@oterogov.org

Land Use Office Location

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Otero County Planning Commission

Board Members

Jerry Bay Cheraw
Jay Smith Fowler
Matt McIntyre Swink
Dave Hill 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 will be held on that Tuesday.

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 16, 2023-Monday

February 21, 2023- Tuesday

March 20, 2023- Monday

April 17, 2023- Monday

May 15, 2023- Monday

June 19, 2023- Monday

July 17, 2023- Monday

August 21, 2023- Monday

September 18, 2023- Monday

October 16, 2023- Monday

November 20, 2023- Monday

December 18, 2023- 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.