City of Las Cruces Mountains of Opportunity

Development Review Committee Agenda

The Development Review Committee (DRC) will consider the following agenda on February 3, 20201, at 9:00 A.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 meeting will be held via Zoom.

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Call to Order


Approval of Minutes

  1.  January 6, 2021


Old Business - None


New Business

1.     20ZO2500123 and 20ZO2500124 – Los Contentos Phase III-A PUD Amendment, Lot 1, Block E. Two (2) variance requests:

a.     Proposed Hammerhead cul-de-sac meets design criteria for back-of-curb dimensions, but not for ROW dimensions. Developer proposes that the sidewalks for the proposed lots be outside of the ROW, but within a “pedestrian easement”.
b.     Developer also proposes to route excess stormwater from the parcel in question down Mars Ave. into a regional pond, in lieu of retaining the excess through on-lot ponding (as stipulated in the subdivision’s Drainage Report and Plat).

2.     20SU0507288 - Banmor Estates Subdivision: Review, discussion, and DRC action regarding the proposed plan revisions; the Developer’s proposed build-out of their portion of Boutz Rd.; and on-site stormwater detention pond to be dedicated to the City.



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Date Posted: 1/29/21