City Leaders Academy Spring 2024 Session March 2nd

You are invited to attend the 2024 City Leaders Academy session on March 2, 2024.
At this session we will actively learn how to navigate the Integrative Development Ordinance (IDO zoning code). In a hands-on training, learn about how Overlay Zones apply to your zoning district, how the City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan affects development in your city, and how you can get involved in local community planning efforts.

The goal of the City Leaders Academy is to help members of the community fully and effectively engage in local government.

Please join us!

  • When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
    • 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: Don Newton-Taylor Ranch Community Center, 4900 Kachina St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Please RSVP by February 23rd, 2024 by clicking here. Space is limited. Food and drinks will be provided.

For more information about the event visit the IDO Events website.
Please see map and visit the center website for more information about the venue.


MRMPO Seeks Feedback on Albuquerque Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Mid-Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MRMPO) is kicking off the update to the greater Albuquerque metropolitan area’s long-range transportation plan, the Transitions 2045 MTP and seeks feedback from the public on the plan. The 2045 Transitions MTP will highlight existing transportation conditions, future needs, and identify projects to help meet our regional and federal goals.

Please take this opportunity to comment on transportation in the region. The survey seeks to understand what is important to you when it comes to transportation vision, goals, and specific areas you find challenging along your daily route. There is an online survey the public can take that is fun, interactive, and should take less than five minutes. Please take the survey through Friday, February 16 at: For any questions about the MTP or upcoming meetings, please contact Peach Anderson-Tauzer at: or 505-843-1728.

City Requests Public Feedback on Rail Trail

The Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency has published a public comment draft of a new report, Advancing Inclusive Growth through the Albuquerque Rail Trail. The Albuquerque Rail Trail is a planned 7-mile urban bike and pedestrian trail, an iconic and artistic parkway that will reflect Albuquerque’s vibrant history and cultural diversity. This new report highlights the trends in Rail Trail neighborhoods and recommends programs that can promote neighborhood stability and vibrancy.

The public can read the report, take a survey, provide public comment and register for a public informational webinar by visiting: Spanish language translations are available. Traducciones en español disponibles. Public comment is open through Friday, March 8.

IDO 2023 Annual Update – Hearing #2 January 11th

IDO Annual Update 2023
Environmental Planning Commission Hearing #2

EPC will consider proposed Conditions of Approval and vote on a recommendation to City Council about the proposed amendments to the City’s zoning code: the Integrated Development Ordinance (IDO).

  • Thursday, January 11
  • 8:45 am via Zoom
  • Meeting materials and Zoom info will be posted here.

EPC is the first step of the City’s review/decision process. The Annual Update heads to City Council’s Land Use, Planning, and Zoning Committee next. 

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Environmental Protection Commission Hearing 1/18/24 – Proposed Zoning Change for New Apartment Complex

A Zoning Change has been requested for the Northwest Corner of Coors and Ellison for a proposed apartment complex. There will be an EPC hearing on January 18th:

January 18th, 2024 @ 8:40am
Agenda/meeting materials:
To contact staff, email or
call the Planning Department at 505-924-3860.
Where more information about the project can be found:

Additional Information provided:
Public Notice of a Proposed Project in the City of Albuquerque