County Reminder: Public Invited To Virtual Open House Tuesday On Proposed Changes To Chapter 16 – The Development Code


Los Alamos County Development Department (CDD) and its consultant, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (DPS), encourage the public to participate in a virtual open house on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 5:30 p.m. to learn about and provide feedback on proposed changes to the Chapter 16, Module 3 development code. Interested members of the public may join the meeting using this Zoom link.  

The draft Chapter 16, Module 3 development code was released on July 18 and is available online at The development code defines how a property in specific geographic zones within the county can be used and developed. In addition, Module 3 focuses explicitly on reorganizing and streamlining administration, enforcement and procedures content. 

After Tuesday’s public meeting, the draft Module 3 will be presented to Planning and Zoning Commission meeting held virtually on Aug. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Interested community members can join using the following Zoom link. Councilors will receive a presentation from CDD and DPS representatives at the Aug. 23 hybrid Council Work Session held at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 1000 Central Ave., Los Alamos for the in-person public, and the virtual public can attend using the following Zoom link.  

Comments will be accepted through Aug. 23 and can be emailed to or Sobia Sayeda at

CDD and DPS representatives will incorporate pertinent input from councilors, commissioners, and community members into a final ordinance. The final ordinance will return to Council in November to be considered for adoption.