Building Departments in Los Alamos, New Mexico

There are 2 Building Departments in Los Alamos, New Mexico, serving a population of 12,035 people in an area of 12 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 6,017 people, and 1 Building Department per 5 square miles.

In New Mexico, Los Alamos is ranked 5th of 544 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 2nd of 544 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Los Alamos Building Departments

Find Los Alamos, New Mexico building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Los Alamos County Building Department 1000 Central Avenue Los Alamos, NM

Los Alamos County Permits 901 Trinity Drive Los Alamos, NM

About the Los Alamos Building Department

Building Departments in Los Alamos, NM are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Los Alamos DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Los Alamos, New Mexico building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Los Alamos building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Los Alamos, NM zoning laws and requirements

Los Alamos Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Los Alamos Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Los Alamos Residential Housing Units
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
Total Housing Units5,9688,379
Occupied Housing Units5,312 (89.0%)7,567 (90.3%)
Los Alamos Occupied Residential Buildings
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
Single-Family Detached Homes2,918 (54.9%)4,922 (65.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes700 (13.2%)767 (10.1%)
2 Apartments233 (4.4%)254 (3.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments393 (7.4%)393 (5.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments261 (4.9%)343 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments625 (11.8%)625 (8.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing182 (3.4%)263 (3.5%)
Los Alamos Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
2014 or Later-12 (0.2%)
2010 to 201355 (1.0%)71 (0.9%)
2000 to 2009836 (15.7%)962 (12.7%)
1980 to 19991,137 (21.4%)1,464 (19.3%)
1960 to 19791,293 (24.3%)3,067 (40.5%)
1940 to 19591,966 (1,966.0%)1,966 (1,966.0%)
1939 or Earlier25 (0.5%)25 (0.3%)
Los Alamos Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
1 Room27 (0.5%)27 (0.4%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,269 (61.5%)4,682 (61.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,640 (30.9%)2,033 (26.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,735 (32.7%)2,746 (36.3%)
8 or More Rooms1,313 (24.7%)2,111 (27.9%)
Los Alamos Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
No Bedroom48 (0.9%)48 (0.6%)
1 Bedroom473 (8.9%)536 (7.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms3,269 (61.5%)4,682 (61.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,522 (28.7%)2,301 (30.4%)
Los Alamos Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Los AlamosLos Alamos County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities5,312 (100.0%)7,567 (100.0%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities5,274 (99.3%)7,529 (99.5%)