County: First Module Of Chapter 16 Development Code Update To Be Released Online Thursday


On July 8, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (DPS) and the Los Alamos County Community Development Department (CDD) will release the first module of the Chapter 16 Development Code update focusing on use regulations for public review. Module 1 contains updates to the zoning districts, the permissive use table (AKA Use Index Table), use-specific regulations and use related definitions. The draft of Module 1 can be retrieved from the project website on July 8 at

Two weeks after the Module 1 release, on Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m., DPS and the Community Development Dept. will host a virtual public open house over ZOOM. At this event, DPS will present a summary of the major changes proposed and take public comment. The Zoom link will be provided on the above website the week before the meeting.

Two subsequent modules will be released later this year focusing on development standards and procedures respectively. Future meetings for these modules are anticipated to be in-person events.