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The Plaza del Sol Building houses the City of Albuquerque Planning Department as well as several other City departments and divisions.

The City of Albuquerque Planning Department provides a full range of services from processing building permits to developing long range, regional plans and policies.  The department also houses several boards and commissions including, but not limited to, the Development Review Board, Environmental Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Examiner.   Like Us On Facebook 

Important Notices

ABC-Z Project Updates

ABC Comprehensive Plan:
The updated ABC Comprehensive Plan will be heard in a second hearing by the full Albuquerque City Council in the Vincent E. Griego Chambers at City Hall on Jan. 18.

A draft incorporating additions proposed during the Council’s Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee review, is available at, in hard copy at ABC Libraries, and for checkout by calling (505) 924-3345.

City’s Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO):
The IDO is scheduled to be heard by the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC)on February 2 and 16. The IDO draft being presented to the EPC is available at at ABC Libraries, and for checkout by calling (505) 924-3345.

If you would like to submit written comments to be included in the staff report for consideration by the EPC at the first hearing, submit them by January 16, at 1 p.m. Comments to be included in the staff report for EPC consideration at the second hearing, are due January 31, at 1 p.m. Email comments to [email protected] or mail/drop them off to: Planning Department, Attn: IDO Comments for EPC, 600 2nd Street NW, 3rd Floor, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

For the latest updates and event details for both the ABC Comp Plan and the IDO, visit


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