A business registration is required for each place of business conducted in the municipal limits and for all persons doing business in the municipal limits without an established place of business unless a business license is otherwise required. A business operating out of a home in a residential district must comply with specific home business standards in the Land Use Code.Business License
A business license is required to conduct the following types of business in municipal limits: Auctions, carnivals, circuses, exhibitions of boxing, wrestling, and theatrical performances, gas stations (both retail and wholesale), pawn shops, recyclers, second-hand dealers, taxicabs, and similar specialty businesses.
- Fee: Varies according to the type of business
A peddler permit is required of any person who travels (canvases) in the municipal limits from place-to-place or house-to-house or street–to-street selling merchandise or services other than agricultural products produced or processed in New Mexico.
Transient Merchant Permit
- Fee: $35 per month for each canvasser or $150 per calendar year for each canvasser
A transient merchant permit is required to conduct in municipal limits a temporary business that sells merchandise or services other than agricultural products produced or processed in New Mexico. These businesses are limited to location in commercial zones on a site or property that has been inspected and authorized by municipal officials for use by transient merchants.
Flea Market Permit
- Fee: $100 per consecutive 90 days in a calendar year
A flea market permit is required of indoor or outdoor markets where merchandise is sold or exchanged from individual lots, booths, vehicles or other spaces that are each operated independently. These markets are limited to location in commercial, rural, and industrial zones and must follow specific rules and standards established in the Land Use Code.
Special Event Permit
- Fee: $20 per calendar year
A special event permit is required for public exhibitions, parades, street dances, outdoor concerts, and similar events attended by members of the community. Special conditions may be required based on a review of the application and the location of the event.
For Information Call: Code Enforcement at (575) 534-6348