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File #: OR0966-22b    Version: 1
Type: Briefing/Report (Dept,BCC) - Action Requested Status: Introduction of Ordinance
File created: 11/7/2022 In control: County Council - Special Session
On agenda: 11/30/2022 Final action:
Title: Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-333. An Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in Its Entirety the Text of Chapter 16, "Development Code"
Presenters: Sobia Sayeda; Paul Andrus
Indexes (Council Goals): * 2022 Council Goal - N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Proposed Ordinance 02-333, 2. B - Planning and Zoning Recommendations, 3. C - Planning and Zoning Staff Report, 4. D - Public Comment Matrix, 5. E - Presentation to Council (1), 6. F - Publication Notice of Hearing
Title
Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-333. An Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in Its Entirety the Text of Chapter 16, "Development Code"
Recommended Action
I move that Council adopt Incorporated County of Los Alamos Ordinance No. 02-333; an Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in its Entirety the Text of Chapter 16, “Development Code”, 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. 02-333; an Ordinance Repealing and Replacing in its Entirety the Text of Chapter 16, “Development Code”, with P&Z Recommended Changes 1-4 ( and/or other 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 or amended.
Board, Commission or Committee Recommendation
Planning & Zoning Commission ("Commission") voted unanimously to recommend approval with changes to the proposed text amendment to amend Chapter 16 through Ordinance No. 02-333.
Body
The Los Alamos County Community Development Department (“CDD”) seeks to repeal and replace Chapter 16 of the Los Alamos County Code in its entirety through a text amendment and associated ordinance No. 02-333 (Attachment A). This amendment will also include an update to the Official Zoning Map, contained in Exhibit A of the proposed ordinance. Chapter 16 governs zoning, land use, and associated development standards within the County, and this text amendment will affect every property within the County.

The Application to amend Chapter 16 was assigned case number ZCA-2022-0012 by CDD. The Commission held a duly noticed public hearing on the Application on October 26, 2022, where it heard the presentation for the text amendment and received public comment. After utilizing the criteria described in Section 16-158 of the Code, the Commission unanimously recommended that the Appli...

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