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, August 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the County of Napa Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1195 Third Street, Third Floor, Napa, CA 94559. Agenda to follow.
Please click here to view a public review and comment period notice for a draft Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the City of Calistoga. The draft report can be viewed by clicking here. Written comments on the draft report are welcome through Monday, August 1, 2016.
Please click here to view a public hearing notice for a final Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Circle Oaks County Water District, which is expected to be considered at the August 1, 2016 Commission meeting.
Please click here to view a public hearing notice for a final Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update for the Los Carneros Water District, which is expected to be considered at the August 1, 2016 Commission meeting.