Licenses & Permits
The Building Safety division of the Planning Department handles most of the building permit process. Outlined below are the steps necessary for the construction of a typical apartment, commercial, or public building.
Schedule inspections, get permits and assistance regarding our Building Section's policies and permitting procedures.
Information about film permits.
Albuquerque Environmental Health Department Construction Services reviews plan submittals for compliance with Chapter 9, Article 6 and Chapter 10, Article 3 of the City of Albuquerque Revised Ordinances.
The City of Albuquerque Swimming Pool Ordinance (Chapter 10, Article 3) regulates the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of public swimming pools.
Instructions and forms for registering your business.
This division's administrative staff schedule Field Inspections for inspectors to address construction status and issues. The Chief Building Inspector directs and dispatches State & ICC-certified inspectors to appropriate job sites to ensure code compliance.
The Construction Coordination Section of the Construction Services Division is responsible for coordinating most activities conducted in the public right-of-way.
Special events include Summerfest to the Balloon Fiesta and everything in between!