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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Animal Control Ordinance

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Residents are asked to provide public input on the City’s animal control ordinance, Chapter 7 of the municipal code. In addition to some routine cleanup of the wording, there are some important changes proposed to the ordinance. The ordinance ma...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Elevate Las Cruces Plan Workshop

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Las Cruces residents, property owners, and business owners are invited to participate in a design workshop and open house activities as part of the Elevate Las Cruces comprehensive planning process. Beginning on May 28, 2019, the multi-day workshop will e...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Noise Ordinance Input Meeting

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The City is asking for public input on changes proposed to the City of Las Cruces Ordinance 1988 that regulates noise throughout the City of Las Cruces. Ordinance 1988, “Noise”, is included in Chapter 19, Offenses and Miscellaneous Pro...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Police Academy

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The Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) is now accepting applications for cadets for the 49th Police Academy. Applications will be accepted until June 24, 2019. Please apply for the Police Cadet position here.

What It Takes to Be a Cadet

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Asylum Seekers FAQ

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Is Las Cruces a sanctuary city? No. City Council has never designated Las Cruces a sanctuary city. To do so must be through a resolution in a vote of the City Council at a public meeting.

Did City Council ask that asylum seekers be brought to Las ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Nicest Place: Las Cruces

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Is Las Cruces the Nicest Place in America? If you think so and want to share the reasons you believe it is, the City of Las Cruces is encouraging you to share your story. Each year, Readers Digest asks the question “Do you live in the nicest place in Amer...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Capital Improvement Projects

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Las Cruces now has a new way to find out about the City’s capital improvement projects (CIP). These are projects that impact the quality of life in the community and focus on streets, parks, city buildings or facilities, water quality, energy, a...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Building/Business Licenses

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As of December 2018 the City of Las Cruces Community Development Department completed the implementation of online building permits & business registrations.

We are here to help you! If you have questions about the transition or need assistance please ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Minimum Wage 2019

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On January 1, 2019, the minimum wage in Las Cruces became $10.10 per hour and $4.04 for tipped workers. Every employer shall post in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job, or the site where any employee works, a notice published by the City to infor...

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