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Integrated Development Ordinance

The Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO) includes zoning and subdivision regulations to govern land use and development within the City of Albuquerque and establishes the City's system of planning.

IDO Effective Document - Downloadable PDF

Applications submitted on and after July 27, 2023 will be reviewed against the regulations in the document below.


NOTE: Applications are reviewed against the zoning and regulations in the IDO document that was in effect as of the date the application was accepted as complete.


IDO - Interactive Website

An interactive version of the IDO with pins that provide additional explanation and links to external resources are available here:

IDO - Amlegal Website

The IDO is also available on the website the compiles all Ordinance and Resolutions that City Council adopts. This online tool includes the ability to compare the text of a more recent version of the IDO with an older version of the IDO.

Zoning Maps

Zoning for each property is established by the City's Official Zoning Map, which is available via several online maps:

See the Zone Atlas. The Zone Atlas is updated annually, so be sure to check one of the online maps above for the latest zoning information.

IDO Maps

Additional maps that illustrate specific regulations in the IDO are available here:

How-to Resources

Zoning Enforcement Officer (ZEO)

In order to administer the Integrated Development Ordinance, the ZEO must provide guidance to staff and applicants from time to time as questions arise. Property owners and residents can also apply for a Declaratory Ruling about any zoning standard per IDO Subsection 14-16-6-4(S)(1).

Memoranda from the ZEO

Declaratory Rulings

Annual Update

The IDO is updated every year. This is an important opportunity to improve the outcomes of regulations for land use and development in your community.

This process includes three steps:

2022 Annual Update

The annual update for 2022 becomes effective July 27, 2023.

2023 Annual Update

Planning staff is beginning to prepare proposed changes to be submitted in Fall 2023.

IDO Legislative History

Applications accepted as complete while a particular IDO document was in effect are subject to the zoning and regulations in that IDO document.