Public Invited to Chapter 16 Q&A Session

County News:

Residents and business owners in Los Alamos and White Rock are encouraged to attend an informal Q&A session with Acting Community Development Director Steve Brugger at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12 in Council Chambers at 20th Street and Central Avenue.

The Q&A session is regarding proposed changes to Chapter 16 of the County Code.

Chapter 16 is more commonly known as the County’s Development Code.

Suggested changes include implementation of a Special Plan District.

Other changes are being proposed to clarify the planning review and permitting process.

County Code changes require adoption of an ordinance.

Ordinance 02-224 has been tentatively scheduled for introduction on April 10 with a public hearing before the County Council at its May 1 meeting at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Citizens can review the ordinance, including a redline copy showing the proposed changes, on the County’s webpage at

A hard copy also is available for review at the 311 Customer Care Center or either public library.

Those unable to attend the April 12 meeting can e-mail questions or comments to Acting CDD Director Steve Brugger at or call CDD at 662-8120.

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