City of Las Cruces Mountains of Opportunity

Development Review Committee Agenda

The following agenda will be considered by the Development Review Committee (DRC) scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 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.



Call to Order


Approval of Minutes

1. June 10, 2020


Old Business


New Business

1.   Case 20CS0500050 - Sonoma Ranch East 2 Master Plan Amendment #4

  • Souder Miller and Associates, on behalf of the developer, Area 51 LLC, have submitted the fourth amendment to the Sonoma Ranch East 2 Master Plan in conjunction with a request to modify one planning parcels zoning designation from R-1a (Single-Family Medium Density) to R-1b (Single-Family High Density). 
  • located of Azure Hills Road, west of Mesa Grande Drive, and east of Calle Abuelo
  • The use remains the same:  single family residential, the difference is the rear setback is reduced from 20 feet to 15 feet.
  • The use is consistent with the character and current development patterns in the area.

 2.  Case 20CS0500051 – Sonoma Ranch East 2 Phase 11 Preliminary Plat

  • A request for approval of a preliminary plat for a subdivision known as Sonoma Ranch East 2 Phase 11.
  • The preliminary plat proposes 90 single-family residential lots and 6 tracts designated for drainage and utilities, 3 dedicated to the City of Las Cruces, three dedicated to the HOA.
  • The subject property encompasses 31.61 + acres, is zoned R-1b, (Single-Family High Density), and is located north of Azure Hills Road, continuing north on Silver Hawk Avenue and east of Sonoma Ranch Boulevard.
  • Submitted by Souder, Miller and Associates, representative.

3.    Case 20CS0500056 – Del Rey Estates Phase 2 Preliminary Plat

  • A request for approval of a preliminary plat known as Del Rey Estates Phase 2.
  • The preliminary plat proposes the development of 35 single-family residential lots.
  • The subject property encompasses 6.88 + acres, is zoned R-1a (Single-Family Medium Density) and is located on the north side of Del West Avenue, east of Zeno Place.
  • Master Plan was approved for Del Rey Estates on September 7, 2006.
  • Submitted by Pillar Engineering, LLC, representative.
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      Date Posted: 7/2/2020