Doña Ana County

EL CONDADO BUSCA SOLICITANTES PARA LA COMISIÓN DE PLANIFICACIÓN Y ZONIFICACIÓN

EL CONDADO BUSCA SOLICITANTES PARA LA COMISIÓN DE PLANIFICACIÓN Y ZONIFICACIÓN

Doña Ana County seeks applications to fill three volunteer positions to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission by end of business on Thursday, April 15.

Members serve staggered two-year terms and three existing seats will expire on Apr. 30.  The Board of County Commissioners will appoint the new members to the Planning and Zoning Commission, at their April 27 meeting. Applicants are encouraged to attend the meeting virtually or in person, to address any questions.  Selected commissioners’ terms will be effective on Saturday, May 1.

The seven-member Planning and Zoning Commission reviews land-use and development matters.  Matters historically reviewed by the commission include variance requests to land use requirements; special use permits; zone changes; subdivision reviews and approvals; appeals of staff decisions; reports to the Board of County Commissioners; and recommendations related to amendments or changes to the county’s comprehensive plan and Unified Development Code.

Meetings are generally held from 9 a.m. to noon, on the second and fourth Thursday of the month, either virtually or at the Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 845 N. Motel Blvd. in Las Cruces. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m., Thursday, April 15. Please send a letter of interest, a current résumé and three letters of reference to Administrative Assistant Eileen Garcia via email at Eileeng@donaanacounty.org, or mail or deliver to the Doña Ana County’s Community Development Department, 845 N. Motel Blvd., Las Cruces, N.M., 88007. Application packets may also be faxed to her attention to (575) 525-6131.

For more information, please call (575) 525-6120. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 6120. 

For more information about Doña Ana County, please visit www.donaanacounty.org.

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