Building Departments in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

There are 4 Building Departments in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, serving a population of 674,855 people in an area of 1,161 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 168,713 people, and 1 Building Department per 290 square miles.

In New Mexico, Bernalillo County is ranked 17th of 33 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 33 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Bernalillo County Building Departments

Find Bernalillo County, New Mexico building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Albuquerque City Zoning 600 2nd Street Northwest Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque Planning Department 600 2nd Street Northwest Albuquerque, NM

Bernalillo County Zoning 111 Union Square Street Southeast Albuquerque, NM

Los Lunas Permits 839 Main Street Northwest Albuquerque, NM

About the Bernalillo County Building Department

Building Departments in Bernalillo County, NM are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Bernalillo County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Bernalillo County, New Mexico building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Bernalillo County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Bernalillo County, NM zoning laws and requirements

Bernalillo County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Bernalillo County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Bernalillo County Residential Housing Units
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
Total Housing Units292,439932,818
Occupied Housing Units265,657 (90.8%)775,651 (83.2%)
Bernalillo County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
Single-Family Detached Homes176,361 (66.4%)508,113 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes13,706 (5.2%)28,261 (3.6%)
2 Apartments4,379 (1.6%)13,348 (1.7%)
3 or 4 Apartments13,941 (5.2%)29,204 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments10,182 (3.8%)21,305 (2.7%)
10 or More Apartments31,353 (11.8%)49,542 (6.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing15,735 (5.9%)125,878 (16.2%)
Bernalillo County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
2014 or Later3,283 (1.2%)10,229 (1.3%)
2010 to 20135,441 (2.0%)20,065 (2.6%)
2000 to 200942,591 (16.0%)126,086 (16.3%)
1980 to 199986,974 (32.7%)271,019 (34.9%)
1960 to 197977,998 (29.4%)212,256 (27.4%)
1940 to 195941,367 (41,367.0%)104,391 (104,391.0%)
1939 or Earlier8,003 (3.0%)31,605 (4.1%)
Bernalillo County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
1 Room7,102 (2.7%)15,862 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms176,913 (66.6%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms95,701 (36.0%)310,462 (40.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms87,730 (33.0%)260,375 (33.6%)
8 or More Rooms44,885 (16.9%)117,550 (15.2%)
Bernalillo County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
No Bedroom7,863 (3.0%)17,426 (2.2%)
1 Bedroom27,622 (10.4%)60,878 (7.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms176,913 (66.6%)556,666 (71.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms53,259 (20.0%)140,681 (18.1%)
Bernalillo County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Bernalillo CountyNew Mexico
With Complete Plumbing Facilities264,649 (99.6%)767,826 (99.0%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities263,919 (99.3%)767,840 (99.0%)