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Ordinance 2013-6, an Ordinance Enacting The Sustainable Land Development Code»

Sustainable Land Development Code

Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved an Ordinance to adopt the Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) at the December 10, 2013 Board meeting. The Sustainable Land Development Code will not become effective until after the County Zoning Map is adopted. The County Zoning Map adoption process will include legal notice and a public process which is anticipated to begin in early 2014.

Sustainable Land Development Code Proposed Implementation Schedule »

The SLDC provides a legal framework for implementing land development and growth management policies of the Sustainable Growth Management Plan adopted in 2010. The SLDC will replace the existing County Land Development Code after the zoning map is adopted.

Santa Fe County released a draft of the Sustainable Land Development Code for public review on September 10, 2012 and concluded a public comment period on October 26, 2012. During this time, hundreds of comments regarding the draft Sustainable Land Development Code have been submitted. Santa Fe County released the Adoption draft of the Sustainable Land Development Code on October 1, 2013.

This webpage provides archived information including the an electronic copy of the October 2013 Sustainable Land Development Code Adoption Draft as well as public review meeting summaries and changes to the SLDC draft document. .  

Members of the public interested in updates on the process of revising the Sustainable Land Development Code are encouraged to join the SLDC email distribution list by emailing Joining the list will ensure that you receive all updates on the revision process and opportunities to provide input.

SLDC 2013 Archived Information (Click to View Material)

Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) 2012 Public Review Draft and Archived Public Review Material (Click to View Material)

Copies of the Sustainable Land Development Code Adoption Draft

Reference copies of the Sustainable Land Development Code Public Adoption Draft are available at all of the Satellite Offices and Administrative Offices.

If you wish to purchase your own copy, printed copies are available for $20 or compact disks (CD) are available. You may purchase printed copies and compact disks through Santa Fe County Growth Management Department by contacting Chrisann Romero at (505) 995-2717 or

If you would like to join the SLDC email distribution list Click Here!

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