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Statistics collected over the past several months of Code Enforcement efforts by the Community Development Department.


Code Enforcement Activity 5/8/17 - 9/25/17

  Total  Los Alamos  White Rock 
 Notices 1005   478  527
    Commercial  127  52  75
     Residential  870  420  450
     County  8  6  2
 Properties  508   242  266
     Commercial   34  15  19
      Residential  467  222  245
      County  7  5   2
 Weeds  349   170  179
 Trash / Debris  201  113  88
 Ext.Protective Treatment   137  78  59
 Outdoor Storage of Materials   112   53   59
 Inoperable Vehicles  98  63  35
 Accessory Structure  65  30  35
 Unhitched Trailers  41  24  17
 Building W/O Permit  32  20  12
 Fences  29  23  6
 Roof  9  3  6
 Vacant Residences  3  1  2
 NOV’s for Multiple Props.  138/43    
 Multiple Props. / Owners  43/15    
 Citations 45     
 Increased Court Sanctions  1    
 Revenue  $2,774    
 Quotas  0    

Notices per County/Population

Jurisdiction  Population  Inspectors  Notices of Violation  Notices per Person
 Alamogordo   30,403  3  4,831  0.1589
 Las Cruces  97,618  14  13,864  0.1420
 Roswell  48,366  3  5,296  0.1095
 Los Alamos County  17,974  2  1,188  0.0661
 Rio Rancho  87,521  6  5,217  0.0596
 Village of Ruidoso  8,029  2  290  0.0361
 Gallup  21,678  2  720  0.0332
 City of Santa Fe  67,947   5  2,000  0.0294
 Albuquerque   545,852   15  15,499  0.0284
 Town of Taos   5,716  1  34  0.0059
 Española  10,224  1  52  0.0051
 Town of Bernalillo   8,320  1  30  0.0036
 Bernalillo County  671,429  6  1,640  0.0024
 Taos County  32,956  2  30  0.0009
 Rio Arriba County  40.155  2  30  0.0007

Notices Handled per Code Officer

Jurisdiction  Population  Inspectors  Notices of Violation  Notices per Inspector
 Roswell  48,366
 3  5,296  1,765.3
 Alamogordo   30,403  3  4,831  1,610.3
 Albuquerque  545,852  15  15,499  1,033.3
 Las Cruces  97,618  14  13,864  990.3
 Rio Rancho  87,521  6  5,217  869.5
 Los Alamos County  17,974  2  1,188  594.0
 City of Santa Fe  67,947  5  2,000  400.0
 Gallup  21,678  2  720  360.0
 Bernalillo County  671,429  6  1,640  273.3
 Village of Ruidoso  8,029  2  290  145.0
 Española  10,224  1  52  52.0
 Town of Taos   5,716  1  34  34.0
 Town of Bernalillo   8,320  1  30  30.0
 Rio Arriba County  40,155  2  30  15.0
 Taos County  32,956  2  30  15.0

Population per Code Inspector

Jurisdiction   Population  Inspectors People Per Inspector 
 Bernalillo County   671,429   6  111,904.8
 Santa Fe County  146,361  2  73,180.5 
 Albuquerque   545,852   15  36,390.1 
 Rio Arriba County   40,155   2  20,077.5 
 Taos County  32,956   2  16,478.0 
 Roswell   48,366   3  16,122.0 
 Rio Rancho   87,521   6  14,586.8 
 City of Santa Fe  67,947   5  13,589.4 
 Gallup   21,678   2  10,839.0
 Española   10,224   1  10,224.0 
 Alamogordo   30,403   3  10,134.3 
 Los Alamos County  17,974   2   8,987.0
 Town of Bernalillo   8,320   1   8,320.0
 Las Cruces   97,618   14   6,972.7
 Town of Taos   5,716   1   5,716.0
 Village of Ruidoso   8,029   2   4,014.5

Weed Violations Summary

Jurisdiction  Population  Inspectors  Notices of Violation  Weeds Max. (In.)  Anonymous Reports Accepted  Has an Online Portal
 Los Alamos County   17,974   2  1,188  18  YES YES 
 City of Santa Fe   67,947   5  2,000  12  YES  YES**
 Roswell   48,366   3  5,296   12  YES  YES
 Village of Ruidoso   8,029   2  290  12  YES  NO
 Gallup   21,678   2  720  8  YES  YES*
 Alamogordo   30,403   3  4,831   6  YES  NO
 Albuquerque   545,852   15  15,499   4  YES  YES
 Bernalillo County   671,429   6  1,640   0  YES  YES
 Las Cruces   97,618   14  13,864   0  YES  YES
 Rio Rancho   87,521   6  5,217   0  YES  YES*
 Española   10,224   1  52  0  YES  YES
 Town of Bernalillo   8,320   1  30  0  NO  YES
 Town of Taos   5,716   1  34  0  NO  NO

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Council Discussion / Actions Regarding Code Enforcement

May 13, 2013 – Work session discussion regarding expanding property maintenance requirements 

January 7, 2014 – Regular session adoption of new property maintenance standards (Chapter 18) 

December 1, 2015 – Introduction of three ordinances: Sidewalks/ROW maintenance, Unhitched Trailers, and revision of building permit time frames 

January 5, 2016 – Approval of three ordinances: Sidewalks/ROW maintenance, Unhitched Trailers, and revision of building permit time frames 

August 23, 2016 – Work session discussion of housing that included the vacant housing issue 

August 30, 2016 – Introduction of ordinance re: snow removal from sidewalks 

September 27, 2016
– consideration of snow removal ordinance fails to be adopted 

March 14, 2017
– Work Session Update on Building Permits and Code Enforcement 

August 22, 2017
– Work Session discussion regarding Neighborhoods and Code Enforcement