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Integrated Development Ordinance

The Integrated Development Ordinance includes zoning and subdivision regulations to govern land use and development within the City of Albuquerque and establishes the City's system of planning.

IDO Effective Draft - Downloadable PDF

The Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO) updates from 2019 became effective on November 2, 2020. Applications submitted prior to that date will be subject to the IDO in effect as of May 17, 2018. (See History below.)

IDO Effective Draft - Interactive Website

An interactive version of the IDO with pins that provide additional explanation and links to external resources is available here:

Zoning Maps

Zoning for each property is established by the City's Official Zoning Map, which is available via several online maps:

The Zone Atlas is available here. The Zone Atlas is updated annually, so be sure to check one of the online maps above for the latest zoning information.

Additional maps are available here that illustrate specific regulations in the IDO.

How-to Resources

Zoning Enforcement Officer (ZEO)

In order to administer the Integrated Development Ordinance, the ZEO must provide guidance to staff and applicants from time to time as questions arise. Property owners and residents can also apply for a Declaratory Ruling about any zoning standard per IDO Subsection 14-16-6-4(S)(1).

Memoranda from the ZEO

Declaratory Rulings

Annual Update

The Integrated Development Ordinance is updated every year. This is an important opportunity to improve the outcomes of regulations for land use and development in your community.

This process includes three steps:

2020 Annual Update

Planning staff is gathering changes for the the 2020 annual update to submit in November 2020.

Send comments to [email protected].

2019 Annual Update

The City Council approved the 2019 annual update on September 16, 2020, and the changes went into effect on November 2, 2020.

IDO Legislative History