HISTORIC OVERLAY ZONE & ZONING: In 2010, the city approved a Historic Overlay Zone for the Silver Hill neighborhood. It adds a layer of protection to our historic area during the planning and zoning process and requires an extra step when it comes to some property improvements. For details on the SHNA overlay zone, click here.
For general zoning and planning policies for the city of Albuquerque, click here. Therein, note:
14-16-2-28 OVERLAY ZONES.
The following overlay zones apply to areas where they are mapped in addition to the provisions of another zone. Where the provisions of overlay zones conflict with the provisions of another section of this Zoning Code, the provisions of the overlay zone shall prevail….
For the complete August 2010 guideline, click here: Silver Hill Historic Zone Development Guidelines 102010