The Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Rio Rancho will consider the following matter at its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021:

Preliminary Plat
Request #21-210-00003

Applicant, Rio Rancho Holdings LLC, through their agent, Huitt-Zollars Inc, requests preliminary plat approval for a 157 lot subdivision to be known as Melon Ridge on the property legally described as Rio Rancho Estates Unit 13 Block 60 Lots 10-21, Block 61 Lots 1 and 3-7, and Block 62 Lots 1-4 and 8-12.

Preliminary Plat
Request #21-210-00004

The applicant, Lomas Encantadas Development Co., through their agent Huitt-Zollars Inc., are requesting preliminary plat approval for Lomas Encantadas 1G, Phase 1 subdivision to create 110 residential lots on the property legally described as Lomas Encantadas, Tract 12.

Text Amendment
Case #21-105-00001

An Ordinance of the City of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, amending the Rio Rancho Code of Ordinances Title XV Land Usage, Chapter 154 Planning and Zoning, 154.60, for the purposes of increasing patio cover heights.

The meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 3200 Civic Center Cir. NE, Rio Rancho, NM. The public is invited and advised to attend virtually. Materials related to these items are available for viewing in the Development Services Department at City Hall.

If you would like to comment any of these applications, you are encouraged to submit a written comment to [email protected] Written comments will be read into the public record. To practice social distancing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, you are encouraged to watch the meeting online at

Observer: March 7, 2021