Notice of Adoption

On March 12th, 2024, the Board of County Commissioners officially adopted Ordinance 2024-04, which amended SLDC Section 9.5 (Tesuque Community District Overlay). The amendments will come into effect on April 12, 2024 (30 days after recordation by the County Clerk).

Public Hearing Adoption 

View the proposed amendments to the Tesuque Community District Overlay (SLDC Section 9.5) below:

Public Hearing Schedule

  1. SLDC Hearing Officer - Thursday, January 11th @ 3:00pm
  2. Planning Commission - Thursday, February 15th @ 4:00pm
  3. Board of County Commissioners (BCC) - Tuesday, March 12th @ 5:00pm

Members of the public are encouraged to attend either in-person or virtually via WebEx. Each hearing will be at the County Administrative Building on 102 Grant Ave, on the 2nd floor Board of County Commission Chambers. The WebEx code to access the meeting will be available on the meeting agenda which will be posted on the County’s website one week before the meeting. In addition, people may watch the meeting on the County’s YouTube channel.

Public Comment: All comments, questions, and objections concerning the proposed ordinance may be submitted to the County Land Use Administrator in writing to P.O. Box 276, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0276 or via email at, or presented in person at the hearing. Comments, questions, and objections submitted in advance of the public hearings must be received by 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, January 2nd for the SLDC Hearing Officer hearing, by 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, February 6th for the Planning Commission hearing, and by 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, February 27th for the BCC public hearing. All comments received by these deadlines will be included in the meeting agenda packet of each public hearing.

For questions or comments, please contact Nate Crail, Community Planner, at 505-986-2452 or


2023 Tesuque Community Meetings

Please review the proposed Tesuque Community District Overlay Amendments drafts: clean version and redlined version (subject to change). Submit any comments or questions about the proposed changes to Nate Crail, Community Planner,

WebEx Meeting Information 
for the virtual meeting on Wednesday, November 1st from 6:00pm to 7:30pm is below:

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Santa Fe County Resolution 2019-47 established a Tesuque Community Planning Committee and authorized a Community Planning Process for the Tesuque Community District to update the 2013 Tesuque Community Plan. 

The Tesuque Planning Committee is open at all times to anyone who wants to participate. For more information, contact Nate Crail, Community Planner at



Click here or on above image to view the adopted plan

Tesuque Comment Spreadsheet on 8.2022 Public Hearing Draft




Tesuque Plan 2022 August Adoption Draft, Draft Plan Comments from Public Review Process

Tesuque_Plan_2022_Draft Community Review_clean, Tesuque Plan 2022 Draft Community Review red lines, July 27th 2022 Meeting Presentation Plan Comment Form

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting January 24, 2022: Agenda 1.24.22, 12.13.21 Meeting Summary, Draft Jan 2022 Tesuque Community Plan, Steep Slopes and Ridges Comparison

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting November 22nd 2021: Agenda 11.22.21, Draft 2022 Tesuque Community Plan, Draft Plan Comment Matrix

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting October 25th 2021: Draft 2021 Tesuque Community Plan CLEAN DOC, Agenda

Draft 2021 Tesuque Community Plan Redlines 

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting September 13th 2021Tesuque Agenda Amended 9.13.21, Draft Tesuque Community Plan Update 9.13.21, Steps to Completing Tesuque Plan Update, Cannabis in SF County and Tesuque Overlay District, Tesuque 9.13.21 Meeting Summary_Amended

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting August 16, 2021: 8.16.21 AgendaConceptual Plan for Tesuque Fences and Walls 8.6.21

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting July 12, 2021: Agenda 7.12.21Fence and Wall Background July 2021,
7.12.21 Meeting Summary 

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting June 7th, 2021: 
Tesuque Committee 6.7.21 AgendaConsensus Decision Making Subcommittee ReportConsensus Decision Making PresentationTesuque Plan Update Policy and Regulatory Framework
View Recorded Meeting Here

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting September 14th, 2020:Agenda 9.14.20, Santa Fe County Community Planning, Consensus Planning and Variance Conditions, 2013 Tesuque Plan and Overlay Language, 9.14.20 Meeting Summary

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting August 3, 2020: Tesuque Community Plan Path to Completion, 8.3.20 Agenda, Draft 2020 Tesuque Community Plan Update, Draft Fence and Wall Options, 8.3.20 Meeting Summary

2019 Tesuque Community Plan Draft Changes

Comment Form 

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting February 10, 2020:Agenda 2.10.20, 2.10.20 Meeting Summary

Tesuque Fence and Wall Analysis

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting October 17, 2019: Agenda 10.17.19,10.17.19 Meeting Summary

 Use Matrix Comparison
2019 Redlines_ Tesuque Community Plan
Where We've Been- an update

Tesuque Community BBQ September 28th, 2019:9.28.19 Presentation Summary

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting August 22nd, 2019:Agenda 8.22.19, 8.22.19 Meeting Summary

 2019 Tesuque Community Plan Update Proposed Changes Part 3

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting July 18th, 2019:Agenda, 7.18.19 Meeting Summary

2019 Tesuque Community Plan Update Proposed Changes Part 2

Tesuque Planning Committee Meeting June 13th, 2019:Agenda, 6.13.19 Meeting Summary

2019 Tesuque Community Plan Update Proposed Changes, 2019 Tesuque Plan Part 1 Update Schedule

Kickoff Meeting May 13th, 2019: 2019 Tesuque Community Plan Update Info Sheet, 5.13.19 Meeting Summary

2013 Tesuque Community Plan

On December 10, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners adopted the plan as amendment to the Sustainable Growth Management Plan by Resolution 2013-139.

To view the adopted Tesuque Community 2013 please click on the link below:

 Sustainable Land Development Code Tesuque Community District Overlay