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Transportation Development Section

Learn about the section responsible for transportation development and other important duties.

What We Do

This section is responsible for determining the transportation related requirements for development projects in the city. This section also reviews and comments on site plans, Master Development Plans, and annexations and that are requesting approvals from Boards or Commissions.

How We Serve You

Our staff can assist with any questions related to approvals, reviews or permits for any of the areas handled by this section. Reviews conducted by the Transportation Development Section include:

  • As part of the Development Review Board, the Section reviews submissions to determine if transportation infrastructure or easements are required
  • Construction plans as part of the Design Review Committee process
  • For the Environmental Planning Commission, the Section reviews and comments on site plans, annexations and master development plans
  • Transportation Circulation Layout (TCL) for building permits
  • Driveway/curb cut permits
  • Traffic Impact Studies (TIS) that are required due to development
  • Site plans that are requesting Landmarks Commission approval


Development Process Manual 

The transportation chapter of the Development Process Manual (DPM) contains the design guidelines and standards for all transportation infrastructure in Albuquerque.  The current DPM is located at the following link.

Contact Us

For Transportation Development Section questions, please contact 505-924-3991.