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Office of Administrative Hearings

Information about the Office of Administrative Hearings.

The Office of Administrative Hearings is responsible for conducting all hearings specifically assigned to it by a City Of Albuquerque ordinance or where and ordinance provides that a hearing is to be conducted by a "Hearing Officer."

The City Of Albuquerque has a large number of ordinances that the Office of Administrative Hearings is called upon for hearings to be conducted by independent hearing officers, city employees, and independent contractors.

Hearings are held at the Office of Administrative Hearings located in the Office of the City Clerk at 600 2nd Street NW, Suite 720, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

For more information you may also contact the Office of Administrative Hearings at 505-924-3650.

To file an appeal, please complete the electronic Notice of Appeal and Request for Hearing form and return it and a copy of your citation to: [email protected].

Chief Hearing Officer

There is no actual or perceived influence from the City's administration and the Hearing Officer has the autonomy in the performance of all assigned duties.

The Hearing Officer has the responsibility to see that all administrative hearings are properly and timely conducted and may adopt and publish rules for the conduct of hearings, not inconsistent with any rules established by an ordinance.

Hearings Conducted by the Office of Administrative Hearings Ordinance Code
Abandoned Inoperable Vehicle Appeal §8-5-2-3
Alarm Permit Suspensions Appeal §9-3-14
Animal Breeder Permit Appeal §9-2-7-1
Body Art Permit Appeal §11-5-16
Food/Vending Permit Suspension/Revocation Appeal §9-6-1-14
Fund Raiser License Appeal §13-10-9
Humane and Ethical Animal Rules & Treatment Inspections & Hearings §9-2-7-1
Labor Board Hearings §3-2-10
Lobbyist Registration Hearings §2-3-7
Lodger's Tax Exemption & Assessment Appeal §4-4-8
News Rack Appeal §6-7-8
Old Town Portal Market Permit Appeal §13-3-2-98
Personnel Board Hearings §3-1-4
Public Housing/Section 8 Housing Appeal 24 CFR §982.554
Restaurant License Revocation §13-3-1-98
Syringe Exchange Facility Permit Appeal §9-15-9
Towed Vehicle Appeal §8-5-2-10
Swimming Pool Permit Suspensions/Revocation Hearings §10-3-5-5
Uniform Housing Code Appela §14-3-5-4
Vehicle Pollution Management Revocation §7-12-5
Waste Water Discharge Permit Appeal §6-5-2-29
Water Service Termination/Failure to Pay Solid Waste Fee Appeal §6-2-10
Weeds, Litter, Snow Appeal §9-8-28
Wrecker Rotation Appeal §7-7-16

Administrative Hearings Announcements

SOB 24-01 Vacated Notice


Notice is hereby given that the hearing before the City Hearing Officer, Stan Harada, on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 2:00 p.m., has been vacated. Once a new Hearing Officer is assigned to this case, a rescheduled hearing notice will be sent to all interested parties.

View the vacated notice.

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