The Planning Department is a part of City of Albuquerque government. It provides information and advice related to development requests. The department responds to walk-in and phone queries. It also offers access to the city's geographic information system, which maintains and updates geographic information in a computerized format. The department s advance planning and urban design division is responsible for developing plans, policies and programs to guide the physical development of Albuquerque, N.H. The Planning Department also operates zoning and residential code enforcement, building and safety and development review divisions. It provides case tracking services and publishes a monthly newsletter, Neighborhood News, which provides information related to neighborhoods and local government. The Planning Department is located in Albuquerque, N.M.