Planning and Development Department


The City of Gallup Planning & Development Department is responsible for ensuring all building projects, developments along with land use & zoning projects are focused on our City’s growth, enhancement and preservation. We are responsible for administering the Land Development Standards in addition to overseeing long range planning efforts for our City that will have a positive lasting impact on our City for generations to follow.



The City of Gallup Planning & Development Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MST). 

Office Address

110 W. Aztec Avenue

2nd Floor

Gallup, New Mexico 87301


Telephone Number: (505) 863-1240



December 01, 2021     New Building Permit Applications

Our City building permit applications have completed a revision to support our efforts to streamline the permitting process for both Contractors and Homeowner’s. Previous building permit applications are no longer available and valid for use. All building permit applications along with all related information is now located under the Building Permit tab located in left column.

 August 21, 2021          Land Development Standards Updates

In August 2021, the City Council passed a resolution amending Title 10 “Land Development Standards” of the Municipal Code of the City of Gallup to add cannabis regulations to adhere to the newly adopted HB 2 Cannabis Regulation Act. See the Approved City Ordinance No. S2021-6 for details on the text amendment.