Welcome to Taos County

"Open County Government protecting the health, 
safety, welfare and environment of its citizens"

Taos County Administrative / Judicial Complex

In our website you will find agendas for our scheduled meetings, minutes of all our meetings, job openings, hours of operation, forms and applications, access to our growth management plan, land use plan, information about all departments and their employees.  This has been a collaborative effort with all employees to bring this information to the public and to better serve the community.

The County Commission Agendas are available to the public by clicking  HERE.


The New Taos County Animal Control Ordinance 2015-1 has been approved and is available for download (here)



Breaking / Latest News

Media Contact: Kathy DeLucas


Taos, NM, October 1, 2015—For Immediate Release.  The Tres Piedras Ranger District of the Carson National Forest is planning its fall prescribed burns to begin as early as on October 5, 2015.  These prescribed burns will occur on days when conditions such as wind, relative humidity, temperature, expected weather patterns, available resources and...

U.S. Forest Service Carson National Forest Service

208 Cruz Alta Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Voice: 575-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

News Release

Media Contact: Kathy DeLucas

Borrego Mesa Prescribed Burn Plan for Carson National Forest

Taos, NM, September 23, 2015—For Immediate Release

The Camino Real District of the Carson National Forest is planning on igniting the Borrego Mesa prescribed burn next week as early...

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Inc

118 Cruz Alta Road 
Taos, New Mexico 87571

**Public Service Announcement** 

Palo Flechado Fiber Optics Construction

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and TCS Communications will be constructing a 1.7Mi fiber optics line on top of Palo Flechado:

  • Construction will begin on September 28, 2015 Between 8am  5pm, Monday - Friday
  • Between mile markers 270.90 and 272.63 (1.7Mi)
  • Expected duration of construction is approximately 5 weeks

If the general public has any questions or concerns please contact Nick Rodriguez (575)758-3755 of TCS Communications or Jose Lovato of Kit Carson Electric at (575)-758-4838


Taos County Employment Opportunity: Transfer Station Attendant I – Pilar Site

Internal and External


JOB TITLE: Transfer Station Attendant I – Pilar Site

ENTRY LEVEL: $11.17 per hour

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Full Time/Non - Exempt (FLSA)
DEFINITION: Performs a variety of entry level, routine semi-technical duties as needed to assure the proper and orderly         disposal of solid waste by the general public at a large county transfer station.  Observes disposal and unloading operations to prevent violation of landfill operating procedures and dumping...

Useful Information

Any person(s) interested in submitting and/or requesting a bid, please complete and submit the Acknowledgement Form each time you request a bid.

It is the sole responsibility of each individual downloading information via the County’s website to visit the website for any amendments, addendum's or cancellations of bids.



Acknowledgement Form

Vendor Certification


Gross Receipts Tax Rates


Request For Proposals: 

RFP 2016-02 Animal Sheltering and Care Services for Taos...

Proposed Ordinances:

  •  None at this time



Animal Control Ordinance 2015-01 

Taos County Animal Control Ordinance (Adopted)


Ordinance No. 2014-1  

  • Taos County Land Use Regulations (Adopted)


Ordinance No. 2014-1

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