City of Las Vegas, NM
San Miguel County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas 3-20-1972 by Ord. No. 60-5 as Ch. 12 of the 1972 City Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning and Zoning Commission — See Ch. 18, Art. III.
Animals — See Ch. 118.
Building construction — See Ch. 135.
Cultural historic preservation — See Ch. 200.
Drainage — See Ch. 212.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 233.
Flood hazard prevention — See Ch. 242.
Land subdivision — See Ch. 280.
Signs — See Ch. 347.
450a Parking Lot Designs 450b App A Types of Dwellings
Article I Title; Purpose; Authority

§ 450-1 Title.

§ 450-2 Purpose.

§ 450-3 Statutory authority.

§ 450-4 Continuation of existing regulations.

§ 450-5 Existing uses.

Article II Definitions

§ 450-6 General word usage.

§ 450-7 Specific definitions.

Article III Establishment of Zones

§ 450-8 Names of zones.

§ 450-9 Establishment of zone boundaries by map.

§ 450-10 Uncertainty of zone boundaries.

§ 450-11 Official Zoning Map on file with City Clerk.

§ 450-12 Amendments to Official Zoning Map.

§ 450-13 New construction and new uses.

§ 450-14 Uses permitted in the zones.

§ 450-15 Uses not listed.

§ 450-16 Separate yards required.

§ 450-17 Annexation: petition by owners of contiguous territory; designation of zones in areas annexed; application filing fee and table.

§ 450-18 Completion of construction.

Article IV General Provisions, Conditions and Exceptions

§ 450-19 Applicability.

§ 450-20 Limitation of land use.

§ 450-21 Clarification of ambiguity.

§ 450-22 Public utility lines.

§ 450-23 Nonconforming uses; intent.

§ 450-24 Nonconforming structures.

§ 450-25 Nonconforming use of land.

§ 450-26 Nonconforming use of conforming building.

§ 450-27 Nonconforming use of conforming building.

§ 450-28 Nonconforming uses and nonconforming buildings resulting from reclassification.

§ 450-29 Accessory uses.

§ 450-30 Temporary uses; public events; sidewalk sales; permit requirements.

§ 450-31 Amortization; time limits.

§ 450-32 Extension of amortization period.

§ 450-33 Off-street parking.

§ 450-34 Area requirements deemed met.

§ 450-35 Height of buildings.

§ 450-36 Additional story permitted.

§ 450-37 Structures in excess of height limit permitted.

§ 450-38 Yard regulations.

§ 450-39 Yards required on corner lots.

§ 450-40 Through lots to have two front yards.

§ 450-41 Front yard requirements deemed met.

§ 450-42 Front yards of improved lots control.

§ 450-43 Setback lines measured from property lines.

§ 450-44 Irregularly shaped lots.

§ 450-45 Permissible reduction of side or rear yard.

§ 450-46 Commission may establish modification formula for yard requirements.

§ 450-47 Permissible coverage of required rear yard.

§ 450-48 Structures permitted to intrude into required yards.

§ 450-49 Modification of required front yard.

§ 450-50 Wall, fence, or hedge will be maintained.

§ 450-51 Alley may apply to depth of rear yard in certain cases.

§ 450-52 Lot area not to be reduced.

§ 450-53 Lots not to be reduced in size below minimum required area.

§ 450-54 Area for public buildings and utility buildings may be reduced.

§ 450-55 Location of accessory buildings and sheds.

§ 450-56 For sale signs.

Article V Board of Adjustment

§ 450-57 Establishment of Board; membership; terms.

§ 450-58 Procedures; meetings; records.

§ 450-59 Powers and duties.

§ 450-60 Appeals from Board action; fee.

Article VI Variances

§ 450-61 Variances may be granted.

§ 450-62 Purpose of variance.

§ 450-63 Variances not to constitute ordinance amendment.

§ 450-64 Required showing for variance.

§ 450-65 Variances may include conditions.

§ 450-66 Variances involving minor deviations.

§ 450-67 Voiding of variances.

Article VII Special Use Permits

§ 450-68 Definitions.

§ 450-69 Purpose.

§ 450-70 Failure to obtain a special use permit.

§ 450-71 Board of Adjustment review of special use permit applications; findings; considerations.

§ 450-72 Application form; filing.

§ 450-73 Procedure and public hearing requirements.

§ 450-74 Responsibility for compliance with conditions of approval.

§ 450-75 Issuance of permit; recision of approval; contents of permit.

§ 450-76 Amendments.

§ 450-77 Expiration or revocation of special use permit.

§ 450-78 Extension of time.

§ 450-79 Reapplication following denial.

Article VIII Procedure for Variances, Conditional Use Permits and Special Use Permits

§ 450-80 Application for variances, conditional use permits or special use permits.

§ 450-81 Petitioner's statement of justification.

§ 450-82 Supplementary information.

§ 450-83 Filing fee for variance and special use permit.

§ 450-84 Setting hearings.

§ 450-85 Notice of hearings.

§ 450-86 Investigations.

§ 450-87 Hearings may be continued.

§ 450-88 Board to act on variance, special use permit or conditional use application.

§ 450-89 Files shall include testimony.

§ 450-90 Notice of decision.

§ 450-91 Effective date of variance, special use or conditional use permit; time for appeal.

§ 450-92 Transmission of records to Council upon appeal.

§ 450-93 Council to hold public hearing of appeals.

§ 450-94 Findings and decision.

§ 450-95 Decision of Council to be final.

§ 450-96 Notice of Council decision.

§ 450-97 Reapplication.

Article IX Amendments

§ 450-98 Amendments to zone boundaries and classification of property permitted.

§ 450-99 Initiation of amendment.

§ 450-100 Application for amendment; filing fee; deposit for mobile home placement.

§ 450-101 Site development plan.

§ 450-102 Commission to hold hearings.

§ 450-103 Setting hearings.

§ 450-104 Notices.

§ 450-105 Investigations.

§ 450-106 Planning Commission establishes hearing rules.

§ 450-107 Hearings may be continued.

§ 450-108 Commission shall announce findings.

§ 450-109 Adoption of zone change requires minimum affirmative vote.

§ 450-110 Notice of approval.

§ 450-111 Notice of denial.

§ 450-112 Appeal of Planning and Zoning Commission denial of application; fee.

§ 450-113 Transmission of records to Council upon appeal.

§ 450-114 Council to hold public hearings on Commission's recommendation.

§ 450-115 Council review of Commission's decision.

§ 450-116 Protest of zone change.

§ 450-117 Site plan modification.

§ 450-118 Violation of zone change conditions.

Article X Limitations of Land Uses in Various Zones

§ 450-119 RA Residential Agricultural Zone.

§ 450-120 RR Restricted Residential Zone.

§ 450-121 R-1 Single-Family Residential Zone.

§ 450-122 R-2 Multifamily Residential Zone.

§ 450-123 R-3 Mixed Residential Zone.

§ 450-124 C-1 Neighborhood Commercial Zone.

§ 450-125 C-2 Central Business District.

§ 450-126 C-3 General Commercial Zone.

§ 450-127 O-1 Office Zone.

§ 450-128 M-1 Light Manufacturing Zone.

§ 450-129 M-2 Heavy Manufacturing Zone.

§ 450-130 PC Planned Community Zone.

§ 450-131 CH Cultural Historic Overlay Zone.

§ 450-132 Development impact review requirements.

§ 450-133 Junkyards and used appliance yards.

Article XI Enforcement; Penalties; Interpretation

§ 450-134 Responsibility for enforcement.

§ 450-135 Violation a public nuisance.

§ 450-136 Duty of City Attorney.

§ 450-137 Violations and penalties.

§ 450-138 Each day a separate offense.

§ 450-139 Interpretation.

§ 450-140 Applicability.