David Martinez - Chief Building Official
The purpose of the Building Safety Division is to administer the building codes and the nuisance codes within the County and enforce quality development improvements and property maintenance standards within the community. The Building Safety Division provides consultation, permits, and inspections to builders, homeowners, and business owners to ensure compliance with applicable building codes. The Building Safety Division works in cooperation with County Fire, Police, Public Works, Planning and Public Utilities regarding the enforcement of the building and nuisance codes.
FEE SCHEDULE(PDF, 319KB) - The fee for a permit is based on Chapter 10 - Article III of the Municipal Code.
Building permits can now be processed online with our Citizen Self Service Portal.
In accordance with the Los Alamos County Code, no building or structure regulated by this Code shall be erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted, or demolished unless a separate permit for each building or structure has been obtained first from the CDD Building Safety Division. Most building permit applications will require a recent survey of the lot or site showing the location of all the utilities. All building permit plans must meet the 2021 International Building Code and the Incorporated County of Los Alamos Code.
For more information, call (505) 662-8120, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All related codes that Los Alamos County follows.
Commercial Permit information about Commercial projects along with links to PDFs of the checklists of required submittals for each application type.
Information about submitting Residential Permit applications along with links to PDFs containing checklists for all residential projects.
List of Contractors that have registered in Los Alamos County and have a Contractor's License and Public Works Design and Construction Standards as well as a link to Outdoor Lighting Standards.
The types of inspections on projects constructed in Los Alamos County.
This is a list of the most frequently asked questions about the Building and Safety Division.
1000 Central Ave, Suite 150
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri
The Building Safety Division strives to provide high quality, responsive customer service through administration, education, and assistance to the public with compliance of the adopted codes and ordinances of the County of Los Alamos.
The mission of the Building Safety Division is to create successful partnerships with citizens and contractors throughout the construction process while focusing on Health, Safety, and Welfare. Establishing lasting relationships with our customers by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust through exceptional customer service and working with citizens of Los Alamos County towards the safety and beautification of our community.
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY BUILDING AND SAFETY DIVISION HAS BEEN ACCREDITED BY IAS