CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
Plans & Permit Information
Submit two (2) sets of plans. Plans shall be drawn to scale upon substantial paper and shall be of sufficient
clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the
provisions of the technical Codes and all relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. An IBC
preliminary plan review may be available by appointment at $75.00 an hour. The following approvals must
be obtained prior to the issuance of a foundation permit.
As per the Albuquerque Uniform Administrative Code: “The holder of such permit shall proceed at his/her own
risk without assurance that the permit for the entire building, structure or building service will be granted”.
IBC (505) 924-3959
Provide foundation layout and dimensions including all interior and exterior spot footings
Specify perimeter insulation type, R-value, and location on foundation details
Indicate size location and depth below grade of all footings, piers and stem walls; including size and
spacing of steel reinforcement
Coordinate foundation details to plans
Note: Mechanical, electrical or plumbing in slab requires applicable submittal
ZONING (505) 924-3457
Provide the following:
Street address, subdivision, lot and block number.
Location and dimensions of proposed construction, existing buildings (if any) including setbacks
Landscaping including parking
Use, floor area and height of building (If over 26’ high, an elevation plan will be required)
Note: Actual parking spaces and types of landscaping need not be shown, but areas must be clearly identified.
HYDROLOGY (505) 924-3982
An approved drainage plan must be attached to submittal (building over 500 square feet).
EVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (505) 238-1186
A top soil disturbance permit will be required for any site over ¾ acre (33,000 square feet)
Available from Charles Aragon –1 Civic Plaza, City/County Building, 3
Floor, Room 3047
Call for appointment
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