City of Las Cruces Mountains of Opportunity

Planning and Zoning Commission Agenda

The following agenda will be considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Las Cruces, New Mexico, at a public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 22, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents and businesses are a top priority for City Council and the leadership in Las Cruces.  Consistent with and in support of the public health order from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health, the above referenced Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting will be held via video conference.  Individuals may view meetings live at or  In an effort to seek public input, we ask that if you have comments/concerns/questions to please call or e-mail the Planners in advance of the meeting at 575-528-3043 or 

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Call to Order


Conflict of Interest


Approval of the Agenda


Approval of Minutes

  1. May 24, 2021

Postponements - None


Public Participation


Consent Agenda - None


Old Business

  1. Las Cruces Innovation and Industrial Park Overlay Zone District Regulations (aka West Mesa Industrial Park Regulatory Framework): A recommendation to repeal Las Cruces Municipal Code Section 38-46 and replace Section 38-46 to reflect the recommendations made in the updated West Mesa Industrial Park Master Plan. The overlay boundaries contain several parcels consisting of 1820± acres and is located south of the Las Cruces International Airport, straddles both sides of Interstate 10, and is bisected by Crawford Boulevard. 


New Business

  1. 275 N Main IDP: An Infill Development Proposal (IDP) application by Raphael Hernandez with Altavista Signs, representative, to permit a corner sign and wall sign on the property located at 275 N Main Street. The property is zoned DDC-MS (Downtown Development Code-Main Street) and encompasses 0.224 + acres in size. Council District 1. (21ZO5000044).
  2. 1700 Arizona IDP:  An Infill Development Process (IDP) proposal to develop a duplex on vacant property in the R-1a (Single Family Medium Density Residential) zoning district. The request requires deviation from the maximum density and number of dwelling units allowed per section 38-31D. The property encompasses approximately 0.149 ± acres and is located on the southeast corner of Arizona Avenue and Rio Grande Street. (21ZO5000045).


Commission Commentary


Staff Announcements



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Posted: 6/8/21