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 28, 2022 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


April 26, 2022




Public Participation


Consent Agenda


Sonoma Ranch North Phase 6 Subdivision Preliminary Plat

A request for a Preliminary Plat, known as Sonoma Ranch North Phase 6 Subdivision, located to the east of Sonoma Ranch Boulevard. The proposed subdivision encompasses 25.09 ± acres, is zoned R-1a/R-1b (Single-Family Medium/High Density). The Preliminary Plat proposed 62 single-family residential lots, multiple tracts of land designated for drainage and utilizes, as well as dedicating a tract of land to the City of Las Cruces for the development of a park.  Council District 6 (21CS0500140)


Old Business


1390 Monte Vista Infill Development Request

An infill development request for an 8-unit apartment complex (4 units per lot) and associated development standard waivers.  The combined property is ± .315 acres in size, zoned R-2 (Multi-Dwelling Low Density), and generally located on the south side of Monte Vista between Solano Drive and Kent Road.  Council District 2.  (Case # 21ZO5000139)


New Business


585 & 595 Melendres Street Infill Development Request

An infill development request to allow an adult day care and associated development standard waivers.  The combined property is ± .437 acres in size, zoned ADO3 (Alameda Depot Overlay 3) having underlying zoning of R-1a (Single-Family Medium Density Residential), and generally located at the southwest corner of W. Mountain Avenue and N. Melendres St.  Council District 1.  (Case # 22ZO5000051)   


2505 Missouri Avenue Special Use Permit Request

A special use permit (SUP) to allow for a deviation of ± 204 feet to the required 300-foot buffer distance for cannabis retail establishment to a single-family residential zoning district.  The subject property is located at 2505 Missouri Avenue.  The property is approximately ± 0.264 acres in size and is within Council District 3.  Submitted by Keifer Payne, business owner. (Case # 22ZO1000028)




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