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Infill Development

What is the Infill Development Overlay District (IDO)?

The purpose of the IDO is to provide a streamlined review process for the development of vacant and underutilized parcels or those parcels ready for redevelopment within the overlay zone, regardless of the property's zoning.

The IDO supports sustainable growth while promoting economic development within the City in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan.

What is an Infill Parcel?

Any vacant or underutilized tract, lot, or parcel of real property, including those parcels currently used for agricultural purposes, that falls within the infill area.

What are the possible benefits of building within the IDO?

  • No submittal fees
  • No building permit fees*
  • Expedited permit review
  • Flexibility in design
  • Flexibility in use

*Does not include impact fees

What are the boundaries of the Infill Development District?

The IDO includes the area inside these boundaries:

  • Interstate Highway 25
  • Northern boundary of University Avenue Corridor Overlay Zone
  • Valley Drive, (NM Highways 188 & 185)
  • Hoagland Road
  • Alameda Boulevard
  • Three Crosses Avenue
  • North Main Street (U.S. Highway 70)

For a map of the IDO, scroll to the bottom of the page!

*Does not include the South Mesquite Zone District Overlay however, some benefits may apply.

What is the Infill Development Process?

The IDP is a streamlined development process for qualifying infill parcels and can be used for the following requests:

  • Variances
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • Building Permits
  • Business Registrations
  • Special Use Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • Subdivisions
new construction saves avg. of $5500 in waived permit fees in the IDO

Where is the Infill Development Overlay District?

To learn more about the Infill Development Process, check out this brochure, or contact the Planner of the Day at devservices@las-cruces.org.

To access the Vacant Property Feedback form, click here.