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Rio Arriba County

 "protecting what's yours"

Our Mission Statement: Rio Arriba County will use its constitutional powers to provide for the safety, preserve the health, promote the prosperity and improve the morals, order, comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of Rio Arriba County.



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our administrative offices are located at:

Rio Arriba County Seat:

  149 State Rd. 162  

    Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Phone: (575) 588-7254    Fax (575) 588-7810

Rio Arriba County Annex Building:

    1122 Industrial Park Road

    Española, NM 87532

Phone: (505) 753-2992    Fax: (505) 753-9397


Public Notices

NOTICE:  The Rio Arriba County Lodgers Tax Board will be accepting proposals for review for the 2015/2016 funding cycle until April 10, 2015.

NOTICE:  A regular commission meeting will be held on March 26, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Espanola Annex.



NOTICE: Case # 2015-C007; T-Mobile West, LLC, is requesting approval of Conditional Use Permit, 2015-C007, (Small Scale Services) pursuant to Rio Arriba County Development Regulation System, Ordinance 2012-001and Tower Ordinance 2007-02. T-Mobile West, LLC is proposing to construct a multicarrier communication tower.

NOTICE: Case # 2015-C008, Conditional Use Permit, Class 11, (Small Scale Service) Applicant Veronica Ybarra dba, Espanola Towing is requesting approval of a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a 24 hour towing service and roadside assistance that will serve the communities of Rio Arriba County located at her residence in Hernandez, New Mexico, on 45 Private Drive 1512A , UPC No. 1-045-124-240-180. STAFF REPORT

NOTICE: Case #: 2015-S005 Special Use Permit (Large Scale-Trade) to allow for the development and operation of a Commercial Retail Store at the following described location: Section 22-Township 23N-Range 06E, Abiquiu; Rio Arriba County, New Mexico or commonly known as number 20963 US HWY 84, ABIQUIU, NM (UPC #1-034-135-330-292).

NOTICE: Case # 2015-C004, Conditional Use Permit, to allow the establishment of a small event center providing meditation and healing arts in conjunction with a single family residence and four guest houses at the following described location: 49 Rancho de San Juan Road, in the community of Cerrito de Baca, Assessor Parcel number 1-045-129-200-463. STAFF REPORT