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Code Enforcement

Learn more about how this division enforces the zoning and housing codes.


Code Enforcement Counter

Plaza Del Sol, 5th Floor, Ste 500
See Plaza Del Sol on a map
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

Zoning Permit Counter

Plaza Del Sol, Ground Floor
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, closed Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What We Do

Code Enforcement provides a positive constituent experience by being responsive to the community’s land use concerns through timely and thorough interaction to achieve compliance.

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How We Serve You

Code Enforcement conducts inspections of properties throughout the city to determine compliance with code requirements and, when necessary, notifies owners of observed ordinance violations and methods by which to correct those violations. Code compliance is achieved through a combination of education, resource and assistance referral and enforcement. The Division also performs plan review functions for building permit applications and answers questions concerning zoning and land-use matters.

Find details on property ownership, zoning, school districts and more: Use the Address Report

Codes & Ordinances

Below you'll find the ordinances and codes used by the Code Enforcement division, inspectors and planners.

Sign Regulations

Trying to secure a sign permit? Looking for clarification on where you can place a sign? Need specs on sign sizes and types allowed within Albuquerque? The Code Enforcement division can assist.

Read through the Sign Regulations below for answers to all your questions.

Learn more about Sign Regulations