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ABC-Z Project

A Comprehensive Plan Update and New Development Ordinance.

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The ABC-Z Project is a two-year initiative to update the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan and create an Integrated Development Ordinance. The project will simplify the zoning and subdivision regulations in order to improve opportunities for economic development, create jobs, protect established neighborhoods, streamline the development review/approval process and promote more sustainable development.

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ABC Comprehensive Plan Goes to City Council: The proposed update to the City/County Comprehensive Plan was approved by the City Council on Monday, March 20 in a 6-2 Vote.

City’s Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO): The IDO is heading to the Council's Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee.

 LUPZ Hearing #1

WHEN:  Wed., August 16, 5 p.m.

WHERE: City Hall, Vincent E. Griego Chambers

WHY: To provide an overview of the IDO and take public comments

DEADLINE FOR WRITTEN COMMENTS:

Written comments will be taken and considered at any time.  To be included in the staff response for consideration by the Councilors, please submit written comments to Crystal Ortega by Wednesday, August 9 at 5 p.m.

LUPZ Hearing #2

WHEN:  Wed., August 30, 5 p.m.

WHERE: City Hall, 9th Floor, Council Committee Room

WHY: To respond to public comments*

(*Note: No public testimony will be taken at this hearing)

LUPZ Hearing #3

WHEN:  September 13, 5 p.m.

WHERE: City Hall, Vincent E. Griego Chambers

WHY: To take additional public comments and respond in order to finalize revisions to the IDO for consideration by the full Council

DEADLINE FOR WRITTEN COMMENTS:

Written comments will be taken and considered at any time.  To be included in the staff response for consideration by the Councilors, please submit written comments to Crystal Ortega by Wednesday, September 6 at 5 p.m.

Please send written comments to Crystal Ortega, Clerk of the Council:

 

Enabling Legislation:

  • April 21, 2014: Council adopted authorizing resolution, R-14-46
  • Dec. 15, 2014: Council accepts, EC-14-219, recommendation of contract award to consultant team lead by Clarion Associates

Resources:

Below you'll find supporting documents and background information for the ABC-Z Project.

 

Below you'll find documents pertaining to the updated and approved Albuquerque & Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan.