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Santa Fe County is in the process of creating a new land development code known as the Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC).

The SLDC is the legal implementing device of the recently adopted Sustainable Growth Management Plan (SGMP) and contains detailed regulations for the development of land within the County.The County intends to create this new code through an extensive Public Input Process.The Success of the SLDC depends on a strong public input process.The Public process goal is to ensure citizens are heard.

PreviousSLDC Draft Chapters 1–4(PDF)

Public Comments on SLDC Draft Chapters 1-4:

Other Information

SLDC Information Documents

  • Green Building Standards
  1. Discussion of Options and Staff Recommendation(PDF)
  2. Cost-Benefit Analyses for a HERS 70 Energy Efficient Residential Building Standard(PDF) Updated 11-14-2013

Series 1 :Home Based Business

Series 2 :Open Space and Trails, Green Building, Agriculture

Series 3 :Growth Management, Family Transfers, Procedures

Series 4:Zoning and Density

Previous SLDC Information +

View Video on Demand from the Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) Public Input Meetings