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Comprehensive Plan Update & Unified Development Ordinance

A Comprehensive Plan Update and New Development Ordinance!

Why This Project Matters

This project is important because it will update all the zoning and land development regulations in the city.

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Project Team

Mikaela Renz-Whitmore
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Andrew Webb
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Main Project Email
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For more information and to provide input check out the ABC to Z project page.

Latest Update

2/06/2015: The Kick-off for this project was very successful. We look forward to future opportunities for the public to get involved.

        Enabling Legislation

        • 4/21/2014: Council adopted authorizing resolution, R-14-46
        • June 2014: Request for Proposals (RFP) Issued
        • 12/15/2014 – Council accepts, EC-14-219, recommendation of contract award to consultant team led by Clarion Associates

          Documents & Downloads

          Supporting Documents & Background Information

          DateDocument Details
          Feb. 4-6 2015

          Kick-off Event Schedule



          Project Kick-Off; Consultant team in Albuquerque

          8/21/2014 Presentation Presentation for Bernalillo County Placematters.
          6/25/2014 Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions regarding this process
          5/19/2014 R-14-47 Albuquerque City Council approved funding for this project during the FY15 Budget adoption.
          5/14/2014 Overview Presentation PowerPoint Presentation given at LUPZ that outlines the purpose of this process.
          4/21/2014 R-14-46

          The Albuquerque City Council unanimously approved:

          • Update of the Comprehensive Plan
          • Creation a Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to update and replace, the Zoning Code, Development Process Manual, and other ordinances and policies regulating land use and transportation in the city to reflect best planning practices

          List of Development Plans and Policies in Albuquerque.

          Existing Comprehensive Plan


          Section I: Introduction and Context


          Land Use

          Environmental Protection and Heritage Conservation

          Community Resource Management

          Section II: Goals and Policies

          Summary and Intent

          Land Use

          Environmental Protection and Heritage Conservation

          Community Resource Management

          Section III: Monitoring and Implementation Subsections A-F


          Tables and Figures

          Document Actions