The 2016 Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) and 2015 Zoning Map adoption follows numerous public meetings held throughout the County and significant public input which included several hundred public comments.
The 2016 Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) was adopted unanimously by the Board of County Commissioners on December 13, 2016 via Ordinance 2016-9. The 2016 SLDC governs land use and development throughout the unincorporated areas of the County. The 2016 SLDC contains the regulations that a property owner must follow when building or remodeling a structure. It also explains the process by which land use and development can occur.
*This is a reproduction of the Santa Fe County Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC), enacted by
Ordinance No. 2016-9, the original copy of which was recorded with the County Clerk as instrument
number 1812915. While efforts have been made to ensure its accuracy, this more legible reproduction is
provided as a convenience to the public and does not trump the recorded SLDC. In the event of an
inconsistency between this reproduction and the SLDC recorded with the County Clerk, the recorded SLDC
is the controlling and official document.
The 2015 Zoning Map was adopted unanimously by the Board of County Commissioners on December 8, 2015 via Ordinance 2015-12. The 2015 Zoning Map assigns a zoning district to all parcels in the County.
The link below will direct you to an interactive zoning map which allows property owners to view their property by parcel number, property owner name, property address.
Planning Staff is available to assist residents to locate their property on the zoning map and to answer questions. to assist residents with questions or seek clarification on the zoning map by phone by calling Planning staff, call (505) 995-2717 or by visiting the Planning Division during regular working hours. The Planning Office is located on the First Floor of the Santa Fe County Administration Building, 102 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
The Sustainable Growth Management Plan (SGMP) was first adopted by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) in 2010, this guidance document provides policy for the future growth in Santa Fe County. The 2015 SGMP was adopted by the BCC on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Resolution 2015-155.
The 2015 Development Permit and Review Fee Ordinance was adopted unanimously by the Board of County Commissioners on December 8, 2015 via Ordinance 2015-10. The 2015 Fee Ordinance was developed to make development permit and review fees consistent with the newly adopted 2016 SLDC.
The link below will take you to the 2015 Community Plans and Overlays Page which includes the 2016 SLDC Community Overlays, Zoning Maps, and Community Plan Updates as amendments to the SGMP.