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2020 Ordinances

An Ordinance Amending the Table of Permitted Uses, Table 14-6.1-1, Regarding Short-Term Rental Units; Amending Section 14-6.2 SFCC 1987 to Adopt by Ordinance a Maximum of One Thousand (1000) Short-Term Rental Permits in the City, to Prospectively Limit the Number of Short-Term Rental Permits to One Per Natural Person, to Prospectively Limit the Proximity of Short-Term Rental Units, to Require a Local Operator for Short-term Rental Units, to Adopt Record-Keeping and Reporting Requirements for Short-Term Rental Unit Owners and Host Platforms, and to Clarify Other Provisions of the Short-Term Rental Ordinance; Amending the Land Use Code Definitions in Section 14-12.1 SFCC 1987 as They Relate to Short-Term Rental Units; Amending Section 12-2.3 SFCC 1987 to Clarify that a Short-Term Rental Unit is Not a Group R-1 Occupancy for Purposes of Fire Inspections; and Establishing an Effective Date.


2020-34
An Ordinance Amending Section 14-8.14(C) SFCC 1987 to Add a Reference to the Impact Fee Service Area; Amending Section 14-8.14(E) to Adopt a New Impact Fee Schedule and Clarify Appropriate Land Use Categories as they Relate to Impact Fee Collection; Amending Section 14-8.14(G) to Add a Reference to the Impact Fee Service Area; Amending Section 14-8.14(J) to Add a Reference to the Impact Fee Service Area; Adding a Service Area Map as Exhibit F in the Appendix to the Land Development Code; and Establishing an Effective Date.

An Ordinance Amending Section 2-4.6 SFCC 1987 tp Allow the City Manager to Enter Agreements Accepting Funds that are Offered to the City Without Time to Place the Agreements on the Next Scheduled Governing Body Meeting, with Ratification by the Governing Body at the Next Scheduled Meeting for which the Deadline to Include the Matter on an Agenda has Not Yet Passed; and Amending Section 11-4 to Allow the City Manager to Approve Grant Applications, Grant Awards, Grant Match Requirements, and Grant Agreements in Any Amount if the Deadline to Approve Such Documents Occurs Before the Deadline to Include the Application or Award on the Agenda for the Governing Body's Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting, with Ratification by the Governing Body at the Next Scheduled Meeting for which an Agenda Has Not Yet Been Posted.

2020-32
An Ordinance Creating a New Section 20-7 SFCC 1987 to Prohibit Certain Police Activities, Including No-Knock Warrants, and Requiring the Use of Body-Worn Cameras During the Execution of any Search Warrant.

An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Santa Fe and Changing the Classification from R-3 (Residential - Three Dwelling Units Per Acre) to R-5 (Residential - Five Dwelling Units Per Acre) with Respect to a Certain Parcel of Land Comprising Approximately 3.44 Acres Located at 4701 Rufina Street (Case No. 2020-2274, 4701 Rufina Street Rezoning).

An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Santa Fe and Changing the Classification from R-3 (Residential - Three Dwelling Units Per Acre) to R-6 (Residential - Six Dwelling Units Per Acre) with Respect to a Certain Parcel of Land Comprising Approximately 2.42 Acres Located at 4702 Rufina Street, (Case No. 2020-2287, 4702 Rufina Street Rezoning).

2020-29
An Ordinance Amending and Removing Various Conditions of Approval from Ordinance No. 1998-4, which Adopted Conditions of Approval for an Office Planned Unit Development for Property Located at 719, 721, 723 and 723 1/2 Don Diego Avenue between Cerrillos Road and West Buena Vista Street (Case No. 2020-2267; Amending "Castillo Compound Zoning and Development Plan Extension," Case No. M 1997-32).

2020-28
An Ordinance Amending Section 23-6.2 SFCC 1987 to Extend the Time Period for which Establishments that Have Obtained an Obstruction Permit from the City and a Temporary Change/Expansion of Liquor License Premise from the New Mexico Alcoholic Beverage Control Division May Serve Alcohol on City Sidewalks, Streets, Rights-of-Way, or Other Property that has Been Specifically Authorized for Temporary Use Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and It's Effects.

An Ordinance Amending Section 24-2.6 SFCC 1987 to Restrict Certain Vehicles From Traveling on a Portion of Sabino Street Running East/West Between St. Francis Drive and DeVargas Mall.

An Ordinance Amending Section 23-7.4 Relating to Golf Rates at the MRC.
An Ordinance Amending 12-2.1 SFCC 1987 to Update the Version of the International Fire Code Adopted by the City of Santa Fe; and Amending Exhibit A of Chapter 12.

An Ordinance Amending the Table of Permitted Uses in Section 14-6.1(C) SFCC 1987 to Include Commissary Kitchens as a Permitted Use Requiring Special Use Permit in C-1 Zoning Districts; and Amending Section 14-12.1 to Add the Definition of Commissary Kitchens.

2020-23
An Ordinance Creating New Sections 7-1.11 and 14-13 SFCC 1987, Establishing a Fee Schedule for Services Provided by the Land Use Department; Repealing Section 7-3.3, Regarding the Permit Fee to Move a Building; Amending Section 14-8 to Allow the Land Use Director to Issue Certain Preliminary Permits at the Owner's Own Risk; Amending Section 14-9.5 to Clarify the Process for Construction Public and Quasi-Public Improvements Prior to Commencement of Other Aspects of Development; Adding Definitions to Subsection 14-12.1 for "Permit, Emergency Grading at Owner's Risk", "Permit Limited Grading", "Permit, Preliminary Clearing and Grubbing", and "Site Restoration", and Establishing an Effective Date.

2020-22 
An Ordinance Creating Efficiencies, Enhancing Effectiveness, and Eliminating Silos by Reorganizing Certain City Departments, Organizing the Economic Development Division, Office of Affordable Housing , Planning and Land Use Department, Tourism Santa Fe Department, and the Arts And Culture Department as Divisions of a Community Development Department; Organizing the Community Services Department, Police Department, Fire Department, Recreation Division, and Office of Emergency Management and Safety as Divisions of a Community Health and Safety Department; and Placing Constituent and Council Relations into the City Clerk’s Office to Form an Office Of Community Engagement; Amending Section 2.6-3; Replacing Section 2-8 SFCC 1987 with a New Section 2-8 SFCC 1987 that Establishes all City Departments; Reorganizing Existing Sections 2-8, 2-14, 2-15, 2-19, and 2-10 as Subsections of the New Section 2-8; Establishing in Ordinance the Existing Information Technology and Telecommunications Department and Constituent and Council Services ; and Repealing the Sections of Chapter 2 that Establish Departments that are Either Becoming Divisions or No Longer Exist, Sections 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-16, 2-19, 2-21, and 2-23 SFCC 1987; Amending Section 2-22 SFCC 1987 to Provide Contract Internal Audit Functions; Amending Sections 26-1.6 and 26-3.5 Regarding the Office of Affordable Housing; and Making Such Other Changes as are Necessary.

An Ordinance Relating to the City of Santa Fe Economic Development Plan Ordinance, Article 11-11 SFCC 1987; Approving and Adopting A Local Economic Development Project Participation Agreement Between the City of Santa Fe and Savant X, Inc. for Design, Development, and Construction of Tenant Improvements; and for Lease Payments to Expand a Corporate Research Center, a Local Economic Development Project.

2020-20
 
An Ordinance Amending Section 5-13.3 to Correct a Reference Citation.

2020-19
 
An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Santa Fe and Changing the Classification from R-1 (Residential -1 Dwelling unit Per Acre) to R-5 (Residential -5 Dwelling Units Per Acre) with Respect to a Certain Parcel of Land Comprising Approximately 8.59 Acres within Section 12, T.16N., R.8E., N.M.P.M., Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Located at 4000 and 4100 Geo Lane, (Case No. 2019-20, 4000 and 4100 Geo Lane Rezoning).

An Ordinance Amending Section 14-11.4 of the Land Development Code to Adopt Civil Penalty Provisions, a Civil Fine Schedule, and Civil Citation Procedures for Land Use Code Enforcement Actions; and to Permit the Land Use Director to Order a One-Year Waiting Period for Application for Short-Term Rental Permit by a Person Who has Violated the Short-Term Rental Ordinance, Section 24-6.2(A)(5) SFCC 1987.

An Ordinance Relating to the City of Santa Fe Economic Development Plan Ordinance, Section 11-11 SFCC 1987; Approving and Adopting a Local Economic Development Project Participation Loan Agreement Between the City of Santa Fe and La Puerta Originals, LLC for an Economic Development Loan for Lease Payments to Provide Assistance for the Negative Financial Impacts of COVID-19.

2020-16
 
An Ordinance Relating to the Nuisance Abatement Ordinance, Section 10-9 SFCC 1987; Amending Section 10-9.2 to Align the intent with the Purpose of the Bill; Amending Section 10-9.3 to Amend and Add Definitions; Amending Section 10-9.4 to Make the Property Owner Responsible; Repealing and Readopting a New Section 10-9.5 to Establish a Process for a Nuisance Investigation and Abatement Process; Repealing and Readopting a New Section 10-9.6 to Establish Tenants' Rights; Amending Section 109.7 ti Establish Enforcement Provisions to Hold the Property Owner Accountable; Amending Section 10-9.8 Regarding Reservation of Legal Options; Amending Section 10-9.9 Regarding Appeals; Amending Section 10-9.10 to Remove Extraneous Language; Repealing Section 10-9.11 Regarding Supplementary Remedies for Public Nuisances; and Amending Section 10-9.13 Regarding the Right of Entry.

2020-15
Amending Ordinance No. 1998-23 to Remove Condition of Approval Number 5, Which Limits Access from Calle La Resolana to Emergency Access Only for the Property Located at 1115 Calle La Resolana (Case No. 2020-1994; Amending "The Somerset Storage Rezoning," Case No. ZA 1998-4

An Ordinance Amending Section 23-6.2 SFCC 1987 to Allow Licensed Establishments that have Obtained an Obstruction Permit from the City  and a Temporary Change/Expansion of Liquor License Premise from the New Mexico Alcoholic Beverage Conrol Division to Serve Alcohol on City Sidewalks, Streets, Rights-of-Way, or Other Property That Has Been Specifically Authorized for Temporary Use due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; and Establishing an Effective Date as the Date of Adoption

An Ordinance Creating a New Section 20-7 SFCC 1987 Regarding the Use of Face Coverings by Employees and Customers when Inside Places of Business and by all Members of the Public Places where Social Distancing is Not Possible; Establishing an Effective Date as the Date of Bill Adoption.

2020-12
 
An Ordinance Amending Various Conditions of Approval from Ordinance No. 1997-6, which Rezoned from R-1 (Residential - One Unit Per Acre) to SC-1 (Neighborhood Shopping Center District)and Established Conditions of Approval for Property Comprising an Area of Approximately 6.24 Acres Located at 5750 Airport Road (Case No. 2020-1617, Amending "The South Meadows Shopping Center Rezoning:, Application No. ZA 1996-3).

An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Santa Fe and Changing the Classification from R-3 (residential - Three Dwelling Units Per Acre) to R-7 (Residential - Seven Dwelling Units Per Acre) with Respect to a Certain Parcel of Land Comprising Approximately 3.57 Acres Located at the Southwest Corner of Rufina and Lopez (Jaxson Subdivision Rezoning, Case No. 2020-1609).

2020-10
An Ordinance Amending Section 20-1.3 to Allow the Governing Body to Extend a State of Emergency in a Public Health Emergency as Declared by the New Mexico Department of Health or has been Declared a Pandemic by the World Health Organization; and Amending Section 20-1.4 to Provide for Remote Participation in City Meetings, Allowing the City Manager to Limit Public Attendance at Meetings Provided there is Sufficient Means to Allow Remote Participation, Allowing the City Manager to Cancel any City Meeting to Preserve the Public Health, Safety, and Welfare; Allowing the City Manager to Approve Contracts up to Two Hundred Thousand Dollars During a Public Health Emergency; and Establishing an Effective Date.

2020-9
An Ordinance Amending Article 4.04 of the Santa Fe Municipal Charter to Reference the Local Election Act Rather than the Municipal Election Code, Pursuant to NMSA 197, Section 1-22-3.2(C).

An Ordinance Amending the land Development Code to Allow Apothecaries, Pharmacies, and Laboratories as Accessory Uses to Clinics; to Add a Definition for "Apothecary"; and to Amend the Definition of "Clinic".

2020-7 
An Ordinance Amending Section 18-1.5 SFCC to Allow for the Staggered Application of a Business License; and Amending Section 18-2.5 to Allow for the Staggered Application of a Business Registration.

An Ordinance Amending Section 5-2 SFCC 1987 to Amend the Definition of “Domestic Animal”, to Add a Second Definition for “Shelter”, and to Delete the Definition for “Trolley System”; Amending Section 5-5.4 to Reduce the Length of Leashes and to Ban the Use of Trolley Systems; Amending Section 5-5.6 to Specify where Pet Licenses can be Obtained; Creating a New Section 5-5.7 to Establish Minimum Requirements for the Outdoor Shelter of Dogs in Extreme Weather; Creating a New Section 5-5.8 to Prohibit the Keeping of Dogs Outside in Extreme Weather; Amending Section 5-7.1 to Allow Animal Services Officers to Enter Private Property to Take-Up and Impound an Animal that is in Imminent Danger of Harm; Amending Section 5-7.5 to Have Complaints of Animals Disturbing the Peace be Heard Before a Hearing Officer Instead of at Municipal Court; Amending Section 5-7.6 to Refer to the Fees and Fines Table; Amending Section 5-12 to Codify Fees and Fines Related to this Chapter and to Adopt a Framework for Appeals to a Hearing Officer for Civil Citations; Creating a New Section 5-14 to Establish a Review Period for this Ordinance; and Establishing an Effective Date.

2020-5
An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Santa Fe and Changing the Classification from C-2 (General Commercial) and R-3 (Residential-Three Dwelling Units Per Acre) to C-2 (General Commercial) with Respect to a Certain Parcel of Land Comprising Approximately 7.12 Acres Located at 3420 Rufina Street (3420 Rufina Street Rezoning, Case No. 2019-1148)

2020-4
An Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Approximately 10,242 Square Feet of Building and Improvements Only, Known as the “Santa Fe Clay Building”, Located on Lease Parcel F-1 at 545 Camino de la Familia in the Santa Fe Railyard Lying and Being Situated within the City and County of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2020-3 
An Ordinance Creating a New Section 2-23 to Establish the Arts and Culture Department; and Repealing Section 6-1.3 Regarding the Director of the Arts Commission.

2020-2
An Ordinance Relating to the STOP Program; Amending Subsection 24-4.5(H) to Remove Increased Fines for Subsequent STOP Violations within a Two-Year Period.

2020-1
An Ordinance Amending Section 7-1.1 SFCC 1987 to Repeal the New Mexico Non-Load Bearing Baled Straw Construction Building Standards; to Adopt Current Versions of Building Codes as Amended by the State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division; Removing the Provision that Allowed Prior Codes to be Used if Permit Applications were Submitted Six Months Prior to the Effective Date of the New Code; and Amending Section 7-1.9 SFCC 1987 Regarding Non-Potable Rainwater Catchment Systems.

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