Bernalillo County Permits (New Mexico)

The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Bernalillo County permits. Clerks in Bernalillo County, New Mexico may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Bernalillo County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Bernalillo County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Bernalillo County Clerk Albuquerque NM 1 Civic Plaza Northwest 87102 505-243-8683

Isleta Clerk Isleta Village Proper NM 12 Tribal Road 33 505-869-6510

Tijeras Village Clerk Tijeras NM 12 Camino Municipal 87059 505-281-1220

A Bernalillo County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Bernalillo County, New Mexico issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Bernalillo County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bernalillo County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Albuquerque City Zoning Albuquerque NM 600 2nd Street Northwest, Ste 720 87102 505-924-3842

Albuquerque Planning Department Albuquerque NM 600 2nd Street Northwest, Ste 300 87102 505-924-3860

Bernalillo County Zoning Albuquerque NM 111 Union Square Street Southeast, Ste 200 87102 505-314-0350

Los Lunas Permits Albuquerque NM 839 Main Street Northwest 87104 505-839-3847


A Bernalillo County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Bernalillo County, New Mexico may issue county permits. These Bernalillo County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bernalillo County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Albuquerque Code Enforcement Albuquerque NM 600 2nd Street Northwest, 500 87102 505-924-3850


A Bernalillo County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Bernalillo County, New Mexico may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Bernalillo County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Tijeras City Hall Tijeras NM 12 Camino Municipal 87059 505-281-1220