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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

  • Veterans Day Hours: In observance of Veterans Day, the Planning Department will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11. We will reopen for regular business hours on Thursday, Nov. 12.
  • EPC Meeting Update: 

    The Oct. 8 EPC public hearing was adjourned due to the lack of a quorum with five commission members. The commission Chair announced that the October cases will be moved to the Nov. 12 public hearing but that there is a possibility that the Edith Transfer Station (Project #1010582) would be heard after the 3 p.m. Case Distribution on Nov. 5. Public Notification of the new hearing date(s) will be sent and posted 15 days prior to the hearing.

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Comprehensive Zoning Code Updates

You have an opportunity to shape the future of Albuquerque as the ABC-Z Project works on making edits and updates to the city's comprehensive zoning code and the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO).

The comprehensive zoning code and IDO are vital to determining the future of development for our city. Because of this, the ABC- Z Project team needs your ideas and feedback. Join them at one of four open house meetings in October.


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