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RV Parking Changes

RV Parking Changes

Changes are being proposed to the City of Las Cruces Ordinance 2566, that regulates the parking and occupancy of recreational vehicles on city residential areas.

Ordinance 2566, “Parking restrictions for recreational vehicles,” was adopted March 1, 2010, by the Las Cruces City Council. The ordinance is included in Chapter 26, Traffic, of the Las Cruces Municipal Code.

The recommended changes were first presented to the Las Cruces City Council at its September 11, 2017 work session, at City Hall, followed by a public input meeting on October 26, 2017. The proposed ordinance changes were then presented at the City Council meeting on December 4, in which it was tabled until the work session on March 12.

The changes already discussed include:

  • Parking restrictions for recreational vehicles on residential streets;
  • Limiting street parking to a maximum of five consecutive days, not to exceed a combined 14 days in a 90-day period during a calendar year;
  • Permitting and time limitations for recreational vehicles.

The new, proposed amendments to the ordinance can be viewed here.

A public input meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at Las Cruces City Hall, 700 N. Main Street, Conference Room 2007 B&C.

In addition, a public comment period will be conducted to allow city residents to provide their input on the proposed changes to the ordinance. Comments about the proposed changes can be sent to email by email to: Elizabeth Teeters, Policy Analyst at the City of Las Cruces, at RVParking@las-cruces.org, or by phone at (575) 541-2181. The deadline for such comments is March 5.

After the public input process in concluded, the proposed changes will then be presented to City Council at the work session on March 12.