Thank you for visiting the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) of Napa County’s website; the governmental agency designated by the California Legislature to manage local governmental boundaries, evaluate municipal services, and protect prime agriculture lands. Everything you need to understand and work with LAFCO is available on this website. This includes downloading application materials, viewing staff reports and studies, and identifying helpful resources relating to growth management in Napa County as well as for entire San Francisco Bay Area region. You are also welcome to contact us with any comments or questions by visiting the about us page.
Who uses LAFCO?
- Individual home owners requesting annexation to a sewer district due to a failing septic tank.
- Developers seeking annexation to cities in order to obtain more favorable development and urban services extended to the new housing.
- Cities wishing to annex pockets or "islands" of unincorporated land located within their borders in order to avoid duplication of services with the county.
- Special Districts or cities seeking to consolidate two or more governmental agencies into one, thereby streamlining their services and reducing the cost to local taxpayers.
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LAFCO's next Regular Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1195 Third Street, 3rd Floor, County Administration Building, Napa, CA 94559.
Please click here to view a Notice of Review and Comment for LAFCO's adopted proposed budget for 2016-2017. Comments on the adopted proposed budget are welcome through May 9, 2016. LAFCO will consider adopting a final budget at its June 6, 2016 meeting.
At its April 4, 2016 meeting, the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) of Napa County unanimously approved the reappointment of Gregory Rodeno as the Alternate Public Member to a new 4-year term commencing on May 2, 2016. Gregory Rodeno has served on the Commission as its Alternate Public Member since 2007. Please click here to view a press release for Commissioner Rodeno's reappointment.
Commissioner Compensation: Napa LAFCO Commissioners receive a stipend of $125 per regular meeting of the Commission. Alternate members receive an equal stipend when seated as voting members.