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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 

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  • Online Permitting & Services System: The Planning Department now offers an online system for your permitting, application, registration and researching needs. Learn more about the new online system.

Featured News

ABC-Z Project Hosts Public Meetings

The ABC-Z Project team will host several public meetings on Oct. 20 and 27 to discuss the consolidated draft of the City's Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO). The IDO is being created to update and consolidate outdated and sometimes confusing and conflicting zoning code, sector plans, and other development ordinance standards into one concise and user-friendly document.

This full IDO draft incorporates many staff and public comments from Modules 1, 2, and 3.  The project team will revise this draft based on new comments and submit to the Environmental Planning Commission to begin the formal review and approval process. Learn more about the IDO and read through the consolidated draft at

Nob Hill Designated as Great Neighborhood

Congratulations to Nob Hill for being named a Great Neighborhood in America by the American Planning Association (APA). Nob Hill was selected because of its rich culture, historical preservation, amazing community events and forward thinking planning with projects like ART. Learn more about the other Great Neighborhoods in America selected by the APA.


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