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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

  • Thanksgiving Hours: In observance of Thanksgiving, the Planning Department will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27. We will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, Nov. 30.

Featured Project

ABC-Z Project Focus Groups: The ABC-Z Project will be hosting a series of focus groups on Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 4. These focus groups will provide more in-depth opportunities to discuss topics such as: Neighborhoods, Urban Design, Land Use, Transportation, Housing and more. For a full list of focus group topics and locations, click here


NAIOP Spreads Word About ABC-Z: Join NAIOP New Mexico for a presentation by the City of Albuquerque's primary consultant, Don Elliott from Clarion Associates, about the first version of the Integrated Development Ordinance. This ordinance, once finalized, will update and replace the City's Comprehensive Zoning Code. The event will be a breakfast presentation on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Albuquerque Marriott from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. This event is open to the public. Tickets are just $25.00 and include a full breakfast. To register for this special meeting, go to the NAIOP website. The deadline to register is Tues., Dec. 1 by 5 p.m.


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