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File #: OR0968-22b    Version: 1
Type: Briefing/Report (Dept,BCC) - Action Requested Status: Public Hearing
File created: 11/7/2022 In control: County Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 11/29/2022 Final action:
Title: Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-334 An Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in Its Entirety the Text of Article II, Chapter 18, "Nuisances"
Presenters: Sobia Sayeda; Paul Andrus
Indexes (Council Goals): * 2022 Council Goal - N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Proposed Ordinance 02-334, 2. B - Public Comment Matrix, 3. C - CDAB Input and Recommendations, 4. D - Chapter 18 Crosswalk, 5. E - Presentation to Council, 6. F - Publication Notice of Hearing
Title
Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-334 An Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in Its Entirety the Text of Article II, Chapter 18, "Nuisances"
Recommended Action
I move that Council adopt Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-334; an Ordinance repealing and replacing in its entirety the text of Article II, Chapter 18, "Nuisances"; and ask staff to assure that it is published in summary form.

Alternative Action
I move that Council amend Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-334; an Ordinance repealing and replacing in its entirety the text of Article II, Chapter 18, "Nuisances"; with the following changes [list amendments] to be considered and voted upon at the December 13th Council meeting.
County Manager's Recommendation
The County Manager recommends that Council adopt this Ordinance as presented.
Board, Commission or Committee Recommendation
The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) discussed and considered this revision to Chapter 18, Article II at several meetings. Their input and recommendations are shown in Attachment C.
Body
Chapter 18, Article II, “Nuisances” provides minimum standards for the conditions and maintenance of structures, premises, and property and the process for a means of abatement of public nuisances. This update to Article II is intended to provide more specific definitions, remove redundancies in the current Code, and modernize and clarify the County’s current standards and processes (Attachment A).

The County sought and received input from the public (Attachment B) and the Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) (Attachment C) to update Article II by holding public meetings, conducting a community survey and receiving extensive public input via the project website. This update also includes recommendations from the County consultants and County staff. The County consultant’s presentation explaining the proposed text amendment and the project’s process is attached (Attach...

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