Planning

Duties

The Planning Division of the Community Works Department is responsible for the implementation of the city’s Comprehensive Plan, the administration and enforcement of the city’s UDC,Unified Development Code and the administration of other ordinances, plans, and policies related to land use, which are adopted by the City Council.

Development

The division oversees and coordinates the city’s processes relating to development review, including the compilation of review comments from various city departments and other entities, such as Comcast, CenturyLink, New Mexico Gas, and the Farmington School District.

Staff Functions

Staff review subdivisions, summary plats, site plans, development plans, land use applications, provide support to several commissions and boards and are responsible for assigning addresses. The division regularly host meetings with developers, engineers, architects, and builders to discuss their proposals, and are available to answer questions from the general public.

DRC - Development Review Committee

All petitioners are encouraged to meet with city staff at the DRC meeting which is held every Tuesday morning at 8:15 a.m. at 805 Municipal Drive, 2nd Floor. For more information, please call (505) 599-1317.

Applications & Forms

NOTE: All Petitions require a pre-application meeting with staff. Please contact the Planning Division at (505) 599-1317.

Special Use Permit

Zone Change

Variance