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, September 16, 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. September 2, 2020


Old Business


New Business

1. Determination of application and process regarding Section 32-406 (b) “These values are considered minimums. Larger clear sight triangle areas may be needed as determined by the city's traffic engineer, based on horizontal and vertical curvature of roadways in question with appeal to the development review committee allowed.”
• What information/ factors are provided by the City Traffic Engineer to determine that the clear sight triangles are required to be larger.

2. Determination of application and process regarding Section 32-407 (1) “A traffic impact analysis will be required from the developer/subdivider where 100 or more new inbound and/or outbound trips are generated by the development during an adjacent street's peak hour or at the discretion of the city's development review committee and with input from the traffic engineer. Smaller developments may warrant a study if there are issues, as determined by the traffic engineer, over traffic safety or the development is located in an already congested (LOS D) area.”
• What information is provided by the City Traffic engineer to determine that the existing condition is at a service Level D.

3. Request from the Community Development Department to rescind the code interpretation made by the DRC on August 19, 2020 for the policy and the process for requiring right-hand turn lanes.



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Date Posted: 9/9/2020