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Land Use


Land Use Office

The Land Use office is located at:

411 N 10th St.

Rocky Ford, CO 81067

(719) 383-3035

Mon-Thurs 8 am to 4 pm; Friday telecommuting

Land Use Office Location

PDFs will open in a new window:

Land Use - Fee Schedule

Livestock Use Matrix


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Otero County 2023 Revised Land Use Code

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1041 Application

Exhibit D

1041 Regulations

Resolution #2020-11

Otero County Planning Commission


Board Members

Jerry BayCheraw
Jay SmithFowler
Matt McIntyreSwink
Dave HillLa Junta
J.R. ThompsonRocky Ford
Nathan ShultzOtero 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

December 18, 2023- Monday

January 15, 2024-Monday

February 20, 2024- Tuesday

April 15, 2024- Monday

May 20, 2024- Monday

June 17, 2024- Monday

July 15, 2024- Monday

August 19, 2024- Monday

September 16, 2024- Monday

October 21, 2024- Monday

November 18, 2024- Monday

December 16, 2024- Monday


All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on the 23rd of the month to be included on the next month's agenda.  

Applications will be reviewed by the Land Use Department to be authorized as complete.

Return completed applications to:

Otero County Public Works Department

411 N 10th St

Rocky Ford, CO 81067