Development Services

Archuleta County Development Services

Development Services consists of three departments: Building, Planning, Water Quality and Code Enforcement. Each department carries its own mission and responsibilities to County residents. Development staff are available via appointment using each staff members Bookings link, or by calling the numbers provided for each associate. 

Building Department

The mission of the Building Department is the protection of life, health, property, and public welfare through effective administration and enforcement of the building codes. In accomplishing this mission, we strive to maintain the highest levels of fairness, professionalism, and ethical conduct toward the citizens of Archuleta County whom we serve.

Planning Department

The mission of the Planning Department is to facilitate community and economic development while protecting the health, safety, and general welfare of present and future residents of Archuleta County.

Water Quality Department

The mission of the Water Quality Department is to provide efficient, effective, and reliable water and wastewater programs, while meeting or exceeding state and federal environmental quality regulations. We are committed to the protection of public health and safety, with respect to the natural environment, while reaffirming all people’s right to safe drinking water.

Code Enforcement 

Code Enforcement's motto is "Here to help, not harass." Their mission, is to enhance the Archuleta County community through excellent service and accountability with maximum transparency. The Code Enforcement Department holds itself to high standards providing services with effective solutions and commitment to a high-quality customer experience.

Contact Us

  1. Development Director
    Pamela Flowers
    Email Pamela
    Book Appt. with Pamela

    Code Enforcement
    Errol Lord, Officer
    Email Errol Lord
    Book Appt. with Errol

    Vacation Rentals
    Melissa Ryan
    Email Melissa Ryan
    Book Appt. with Melissa

    Water Quality Department
    Kevin Torrez, Manager
    Email Kevin
    Book Appt. with Kevin

    Building Department
    Tim Hatch, Building Official
    Email Tim

    1122 Hwy. 84
    P.O. Box 1507
    Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

    Ph: 970-264-1390
    Fax: 970-264-3338


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm