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Appeals of Land Use Decisions to the City Council

Summary

Per Section 14-16-6-4(U) Appeals in the Integrated Development Ordinance and the City Charter, the City Council is the ultimate decision maker on appeals of land use decisions. Once an appeal has been heard and decided by the City Council, the Notice of Decision is available through Legistar.  

Appeals

  • Title: AC-20-13 Project # 2020-004198, VA-2020-00246: Walter Gallegos, appeals the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s decision to approve a variance of 3 ft to the 3 ft maximum wall height upon the real property located at 3812 Zion Ct NE
    Land Use Hearing Officer: Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9:00 am via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-11 Project # 2020-003911, VA-2020-00144, VA-2020-00315: Los Altos Civic Association, Appeals The Zoning Hearing Examiners Decision To Approve A Conditional Use To Allow For Liquor Sale Within 500 Feet Of Residential For Commercial Tract, Block 5, Los Altos, Located At 99999 Bridge Blvd SW Zoned MX-M [Section 14-16-4-3(D)(36)(c)]
    Land Use Hearing Officer: Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:00 am via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Monday, December 7, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-10 Project # 2020-003911, VA-2020-00143, VA-2020-00313: Los Altos Civic Association, Appeals The Decision Of The Zoning Hearing Examiners Decision To Approve A Conditional Use To Allow For A Light Vehicle Fueling Station Adjacent To A Residential Zone District For Commercial Tract, Block 5, Los Altos, Located At 99999 Bridge Blvd SW, Zoned MX-M [Section 14-16-4-3(D)(17)(i)]
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
    Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:00 am via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Monday, December 7, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-9 Project # 2020-003906, VA-2020-00140, VA-2020-00275: JAG Planning & Zoning, agents for Jesus Apodaca, appeal the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s decision to deny a conditional use to allow self-storage for Lot 1D, MRGCD Map 37, located at 1718 Broadway Blvd NE, zoned MX-M [Section 14-16-4-3(D)(28)]
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
    Friday, October 2, 2020 at 9:00 am via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: October 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-8 (AC-20-6, AC-19-18, Project # 2018-002811 SI-2019-00158 VA-2019-00288) Richard Chavez, appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to deny an appeal of the Development Review Board's (DRB) decision to deny of a variance for sidewalk installation for all or a portion of Lots 7-10, Block 44, Perea Addition, zoned R-1A, located at the northeast corner of 15th St. NW and Granite Ave. NW, containing approximately 0.32 acres
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
    Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 9:00 am via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: September 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom Video Conference – Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-7 Project # 2019-002524/VA-2020-00150, John J. Campbell Esq., Agent for Mike Gill & Sandy Levinson, appeals the Building Permit BP-2020-0726 for 7911 Kibo Dr. NW, Albuquerque NM 87120
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    July 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: August 17, 2020 at 3:00 PM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-4 Project # 2018-001402 SI-2018-00171 VA-2019-00100 VA-2020-00061 VA-2020-00064: Thomas P. Gulley, appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to Approve a Site Plan for all or a portion of Lots 1 through 3, Block 1, Plat of West Bank Estates together with Tract A1, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, and Tracts C-1 and Lot 4-A of Plat of Tracts C-1, C-2 and Lot 4-A, Lands of Suzanne H Poole being a Replat of Tract C, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, Tract C, Annexation Plat Land in Section 25 and 36, T11N R2E, Lot 4, Block 1 West; zoned R-A, located at 5001 Namaste Rd. NW, between LaBienvenida Pl. NW and the Oxbow Open Space, containing approximately 23 acres.  (F-11 and F-12)
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
    June 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: August 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: August 17, 2020 at 3:00 PM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
  • Title: AC-20-5 Project #  2018-001402 SI-2018-00171 VA-2019-00100 VA-2020-00061 VA-2020-00064: AC-20-5- Project #2018-001402 SI-2018-00171 VA-2019-00103 VA-2020-00061 VA-2020-00064: Hessel Yntema III, Yntema Law Firm P.A, agent for the Taylor Ranch Neighborhood Association, eight other associations, and six other property owners and interested parties,  appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to approve a Site Plan for all or a portion of Lots 1 through 3, Block 1, Plat of West Bank Estates together with Tract A1, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, and Tracts C-1 and Lot 4-A of Plat of Tracts C-1, C-2 and Lot 4-A, Lands of Suzanne H Poole being a Replat of Tract C, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, Tract C, Annexation Plat Land in Section 25 and 36, T11N R2E, Lot 4, Block 1 West; zoned R-A, located at 5001 Namaste Rd. NW, between La Bienvenida Pl. NW and the Oxbow Open Space, containing approximately 23 acres.  (F-11 and F-12)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    June 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: August 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
      • City Council Full Hearing: August 17, 2020 at 3:00 PM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
  • Title: AC-20-6 Project # 2019-002811 SD-2019-00158 VA-2019-00288: Richard Chavez appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to deny an appeal for a variance for all or a portion of Lots 7-10, Block 44, Perea Addition, zoned R-1A, located at the northeast corner of 15th Street NW and Granite Ave. NW, containing approximately 0.32 acre(s). (J-13)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    April 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-3 Project # 2019-002184, SI-2019-00379 SD-2020-00027 VA-2020-00057: Alicia Quinones, appeals the decision of the Development Review Board (DRB) to approve a site plan for all or a portion of TR G-1 Plat of Tracts F-1 & G-1, Academy Place Subdivision, zoned MX-L, located at 4909 Juan Tabo Blvd NE between Osuna Rd and Montgomery Blvd, containing approximately 2.3795 acres
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    April 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-20-2 Project # 2019-002496; SI-2019-00180; SD-2019-0016; VA-2019-00323: Hessel E. Yntema Law firm P.A., agent for Randolph and Shannon Baca and all persons listed in the appeal packet (attached to appeal application), appeals the decision of the Development Review Board (DRB) to approve a site plan for all or a portion of Lots 1 - 4, Block 4, Tract 3, Unit 3, North Albuquerque Acres Subdivision, zoned MX-L, located at the southeast corner of  Barstow St. NE and Alameda Blvd. NE, containing approximately 3.38 acre(s). (C-19 & 20)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: April 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom Video Conference - Watch via YouTube
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-20 Project # 2019-002629, 1011232/VA-2019-00270/VA-2019-00450/VA-2019-00454: Peggy Norton, North Valley Coalition, appeals the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC’s) decision to approve a Zone Map Amendment for all or a portion of Tracts 22403B, 225B2AIAI & 226C2B, 225B2AIA2, 225B2B, 225B2C, 225B20, 225B2E. 225B2F & 225B2A2, 225B2G, 225B2H, 225821, 226A, 227, 228, 232, 233A, 236-A, 236-B, and Land of J A Garcia Tract A. MRGCO Map #35, zoned M-I and R-l to C-2 and R-2, located North ofI-40 and East of Rio Grande Blvd. between the Alameda Drain and Campbell Ditch, containing approximately 20 acres. (H-13)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-19 Project # 2019-002629, 1011232/VA-2019-00270/VA-2019-00450: Anaya Law, agents for Darlene M. Anya, appeals the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC’s) decision to approve a Zone Map Amendment for all or a portion of Tracts 22403B, 225B2AIAI & 226C2B, 225B2AIA2, 225B2B, 225B2C, 225B20, 225B2E. 225B2F & 225B2A2, 225B2G, 225B2H, 225821, 226A, 227, 228, 232, 233A, 236-A, 236-B, and Land of J A Garcia Tract A. MRGCO Map #35, zoned M-1 and R-l to C-2 and R-2, located North ofI-40 and East of Rio Grande Blvd. between the Alameda Drain and Campbell Ditch, containing approximately 20 acres. (H-13)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-18 Project # 2019-002811 SI-2019-00158 VA-2019-00288 VA-2019-00416: Richard Chavez, appeals the decision of the Development Review Board (DRB) to Deny a Variance for all or a portion of LOTS 7-10 BLOCK 44 Perea addition, zoned R-1A, located at the NEC of 15th STREET NW and GRANITE AVE. NW, containing approximately 0.32 acre(s). (J-13)
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
     January 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-17 Project # 2019-002663, RZ-2019-00043: Sharon & Bill Stepler, Sandy & Bob Lujan, Westside Coalition of NAs, Dr. Joe L. Valles, appeal the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) decision to approve a Zone Map Amendment for all or a portion of the northerly 436.01 feet of Lot 1, Block 2, Volcano Cliffs Unit 26 and Lot 1-A-1, Block 3, Volcano Cliffs Unit 26, zoned MX-L to MX-M, located at the southwestern corner and the southeastern corner of the intersection of Paseo del Norte Blvd. NW and Kimmick Dr. NW, containing approximately 16 acres.  (C-11)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    December 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-13 Project # 2019-002458/VA-2019-00180/VA-2019-00269/: Hunt & Davis P.C. agents for Steven T. Finch, appeals the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s (ZHE’s) decision to approve a variance 15 ft to the required 25 ft rear yard setback for Lot 208B2, MRGCD Map 31, located at 1320 Avenida Cristo Rey NW, zoned R-A [Section 14-16-5-1(C)]
    Land Use Hearing Officer: 
    September 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-12 Project # 2018-001198/VA-2019-00247/VA-2019-00188/VA-2019-00190/: Rene Horvath appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to approve two Variances for all or a portion of Tract 1 and Tract 2, Bulk Land Plat of The Trails Unit 3A, zoned R-1B and R-1D, located on Woodmont Ave. NW, between the Petroglyph National Monument and Paseo del Norte Blvd. NW, containing approximately 20.4 acres. (C-8)
    Land Use Hearing Officer:
    September 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-11 Project # 2018-001924/RZ-2018-00063: Land Development Consultants LLC, Agents for Circle K Stores, Inc., appeals the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to deny a zone map amendment for Tract A and Tract B, a plat of Tracts, A, B, and C, Lands of Romero-Page Etal., zoned M-XL, to NR-C, located at 1100 Old Coors Dr. SW, between Bridge Blvd. SW and San Ygnacio Rd. SW, containing approximately 4.5 acres.  (L-11)
    Land Use Hearing Officer: August 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-10 Project # 2019-002175 VA-2019-00075 VA-2019-00177: JAG Planning & Zoning, Agent for Pamela L. Wiley, appeals the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s (ZHE’s) decision to approve a variance of 5 ft to the required 5 ft side yard setback (“Application”) upon the real property located at 6140 Full Moon Ave NW
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: July 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-9 Project # 2019-002184 VA-2019-00086 VA-2019-00176: Oso Grande Neighborhood Association, appeals the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s (ZHE’s) decision to approve a conditional use to allow self-storage for Lot G1, Academy Place, located at 4909 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, zoned MX-L
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: July 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-8 Project # 2018-001402 SI-2018-00171 VA-2019-00103: Jenica L. Jacobi, Rodey Law Firm, Agent for Gamma Development, appeal the Declaratory Ruling for all or a portion of Lots 1 through 3, Block 1, Plat of West Bank Estates together with Tract A1, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, and Tracts C-1 and Lot 4-A of Plat of Tracts C-1, C-2 and Lot 4-A, Lands of Suzanne H Poole being a Replat of Tract C, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, Tract C, Annexation Plat Land in Section 25 and 36, T11N R2E, Lot 4, Block 1 West; zoned R-A, located at 5001 Namaste Road NW, between La Bienvenida Place NW and the Oxbow Open Space, containing approximately 23 acres. (F-11 and F-12)
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: June 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-6  and 7 Project # 2018-001402 SI-2018-00171 VA-2019-00103: Thomas P. Gulley and Hessel Yntema III, Yntema Law Firm P.A., Agent for Taylor Ranch Neighborhood Association and surrounding property owners, appeal the decision of the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) to approve a Site Plan-EPC for all or a portion of Lots 1 through 3, Block 1, Plat of West Bank Estates together with Tract A1, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, and Tracts C-1 and Lot 4-A of Plat of Tracts C-1, C-2 and Lot 4-A, Lands of Suzanne H Poole being a Replat of Tract C, Lands of Suzanne H Poole, Tract C, Annexation Plat Land in Section 25 and 36, T11N R2E, Lot 4, Block 1 West; zoned R-A, located at 5001 Namaste Road NW, between La Bienvenida Place NW and the Oxbow Open Space, containing approximately 23 acres.  (F-11 and F-12)
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: May 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-4 Project # PR-2018-001198 SI-2018-00281 VA-2019-00062: Joshua Beutler & Surrounding property owners, appeal the Administrative Amendment that allows for lot reconfiguration to Valle Prado Subdivision units 4 and 5.
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: April 16, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Acccept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable 
  • Title: AC-18-20   Project # PR-2018-001402- VA-2018-00173: Hessel Yntema III, Yntema Law Firm P.A., Agent for Devin Dullea, Scot Moye, Barbara Tegtmeier,  Lynley L. Moye, Susan Chaudoir, Kathy Adams, Jonathan Abdalla  and Becky Davis, Appeals the Decision of the Development Review Board's  (DRB) Decision to Approve a Variance for all or a Portion of Lot 4-A and Tract C-1 Plat of Tracts C-1, C-2 and Lot 4-A Lands  of Suzanne H Poole Lots 1 Thru 3 Blk 1 Plat of West Bank Estates Together with  TR A1 Lands of Suzanne H Poole, Zoned R-A, Located East of Namaste Rd NW and South of La Bienvenida Pl NW, Containing Approximately 22.75 Acre(s).  (F-11 and F-12)
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: March 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after the LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable
  • Title: AC-19-3   Project # PR-2018-001261 VA-2018-00028 VA-2019-00053: South Broadway Neighborhood Association, appeal the decision of the Zoning Hearing Examiner’s (ZHE’s) decision to Approve a conditional use to allow light vehicle sales and vehicle rentals (“Application”) upon the real property located at 1301 Broadway Blvd SE.
    • Land Use Hearing Officer: April 4, 2019 at 9:00 AM in  the Council Committee Room
    • City Council Accept or Reject: Date to be scheduled after the LUHO Hearing
      • City Council Full Hearing: Date if applicable