County of Santa Barbara Long Range Planning Division

The Town of Los Alamos

Los AlamosThe Town of Los Alamos is an unincorporated community in the northern portion of Santa Barbara County. It is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Santa Barbara and fifteen miles southeast of Santa Maria (Figure 1). U.S. Highway 101 passes directly through the community in a northwest to southeast direction and intersects with Highway 135 (known as Bell Street within town boundaries). The town itself is approximately one square mile in size. The County recently completed an update to the Los Alamos Community Plan. Plan documents are available through the links below. To learn more about the update process, visit the Community Plan Update Webpage.

Dan Klemann, Deputy Director:


Los Alamos Planning Documents

Los Alamos Community Plan - Adopted February 15, 2011 (PDF)

Zoning Map - Approved February 15, 2011 (PDF)

Los Alamos Bell Street Design Guidelines - Adopted February 15, 2011 (PDF)

Los Alamos Community Plan Update Final Environmental Impact Report

Volume I - EIR Analysis (28MB) (PDF)

Volume II - Appendices (48 MB) (PDF)

Document Availability

Documents may be downloaded using the links provided below or reviewed in person at the Planning & Development offices located at 123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara and at 624 West Foster Road, Santa Maria.


Los Alamos Related Project Links

Los Alamos Community Plan Update EIR
Los Alamos Planning Advisory Committee (LAPAC) webpage
Los Alamos Pedestrian Circulation & Parking Plan webpage

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