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 held on June 27, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico.


Call to Order


Conflict of Interest


Approval of Minutes

  1. May 30, 2023.pdf

Acceptance of the Agenda


Public Participation


Consent Agenda


Case # 23ZO0500051

A proposed zone change request from C-2 (Commercial Medium Intensity) and R-3 (Multi-Dwelling Medium Density) to C-3 (Commercial High Intensity) on a property encompassing 2.29 ± acres and located at 522 E. Idaho Avenue.  The zone change request seeks to bring the property into compliance with the 2001 Zoning Code, as amended, and allow for the future development of a new commercial land use. Submitted by SER Group, representative.  

  1. 522 Idaho.pdf

Case # 23ZO0500072

A zone change request from UR (Urban Ranch from the 1981 Zoning Code) to EE (Equestrian Estates) for property that is 1.65 acres in size and located at 7332 Shannon Road within Council District #6.  Submitted by Ryan Major, property owner.  


Case # 22CS0500044

A non-administrative replat known as Elephant Butte Land & Trust Co. Subdivision “A” Replat No. 37 for property encompassing 2.276 + acres, zoned REM (Residential Estate Mobile) and located at 1086 Kennedy Road.  The subdivision will replat the existing residential lot into two (2) residential lots that will be 1.023 acres in size.  Submitted by Moy Surveying, representative. 

  1. 1086 Kennedy.pdf

Old Business


New Business


Case # 23VO0500049

A request to approve a variance to the maximum freestanding sign height and size requirements of the University District Overlay for a property encompassing 8.5 + acres, zoned UD-CZ (University District-University Convention Zone) and located on the southwest corner of E. University Avenue and Union Avenue, aka 680 E. University Avenue.  Submitted by the City of Las Cruces.  


Case # 23ZO5000069

A request to approve an Infill Development Process (IDP) proposal requesting additional office, commercial, and light industrial land uses in addition to the permitted ADO-3 land uses. The subject property is located within the Alameda Depot Overlay, encompasses 1.85 + acres, is zoned R-2 (Multi-Dwelling Low Density) and on the southwest corner of S. Miranda Street and W. Organ Avenue, aka 106 S. Miranda Street. 


Case # 23ZO0500047

A request to approve an Infill Development Process (IDP) proposal to allow for development of a 20 unit apartment complex in a R-1a (Single-Family Medium Density) zone, which currently allows for only 1 single-family residence.  The property encompasses 1.122 ± acres and is located on the south side of McClure Road, aka 725 McClure Road.

  1. 725 McClure.pdf

Staff Announcements





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Posted: 6/12/2023