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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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  • Business Registration Renewals: The Planning Department is currently experiencing a delay in sending out business registration renewal invoices due to a software upgrade. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Please know that we will work to get this corrected as quickly as possible and that you will not be penalized or charged a late fee for this delay.

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The next step for the ABC-Z Project is to submit the updated Comp Plan draft to the formal review and approval process. The Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) will hold two study sessions on July 7 and 28, and two public hearings on August 4 and 25.

Staff will provide education and details about the updated Comp Plan to the EPC and the public at the study sessions. The public will have an opportunity to provide comments to the EPC at the hearings and may submit formal written comments prior to the hearings.

For details about the study sessions and hearings, and deadlines for written comments, please visit


Read the July edition of Neighborhood News to learn about the latest happenings within the City of Albuquerque and upcoming events. 

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