Small Business Assistance

Small Business Assistance Line:

(575) 528-2425, or

The Small Business Assistance Line is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Assistance is available in both English and Spanish.

Who should call?

  • Individuals who would like to start a new small business in Las Cruces
  • Current Small Business owners who are looking to expand in Las Cruces
  • Small business owners who are relocating a business to Las Cruces
  • Current small business owners in Las Cruces who have questions or concerns with City requirements or processes

Staff from the Economic Development Department works individually with callers to:

  • Address questions and determine their needs
  • Inform and guide them through City processes for licensing, planning, and permitting
  • Connect them with City staff and resources to provide solutions
  • Refer and connect them to additional business resources available at the local, state, and federal levels

Small Business Assistance Line: (575) 528-2425, or