Welcome to the City's Planning & Zoning Commission. Our duties and responsibilities include:
  • Municipal planning.
  • Working on comprehensive plans for responsible growth and community development.
  • Making recommendations to City Council on all requests for zoning, annexations, subdivisions and related land-use issues.
The P&Z Commission meets at City Council Chambers on the first and last Thursdays of each month at 5:30 pm. We are proud to have a strong participation from and active board which is comprised of the following individuals:


Chairman- Robert Ardovino
Commissioner- (VACANT)
Commissioner- Cesar A. Irigoyen
Commissioner- Bill Jimenez 
Commissioner- Jesus Soto 
Commissioner- Luis Mauricio Aguilar
Commissioner- (VACANT)

The City of Sunland Park is seeking to appoint a new member to the Planning and Zoning Commission Board for a two (2) year term and is accepting applications from anyone interested in serving in this capacity.  

What is the Planning & Zoning Commission?
This board consists of seven (7) members.  Members are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.  While most members are residents of the City of Sunland Park, two of the members may be non-residents from within the city’s urbanized territory or be a non-resident business owner within the city.
What does the P&Z Commission do?
The P&Z Commission’s function is to promote municipal planning, promulgate and enforce regulations governing the subdivision land within the platting and planning jurisdiction of the city to promote health, safety, moral or general welfare for the City of Sunland Park as allowed by State law.
What is the term of office?
The majority of members will serve a one-year term and the rest will be appointed for a two-year term.
How often will the P&Z Commission meet?
The P&Z Commission will meet at least once a month in accordance to the New Mexico Open Meetings Act and report to the City Council on a monthly basis.

To apply, please must submit a Letter of Interest and Resume.
Membership is open until filled.

For more information or to submit your information, please contact: 

Gloria Y. Irigoyen
Human Resources Director
Gloria.Irigoyen@sunlandpark-nm.gov (575) 589-7565, ext. 1012

For P&Z updates or questions, please contact: 
Louise Marquez - Community Development Superintendent 
(575) 589-3631 Ext. 2015