LAFCO

Welcome

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.

Click here to view: Directory of Local Agencies Under LAFCO Jurisdiction

 

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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Announcements

LAFCO's next Regular Meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM. The location will be in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1195 Third Street, 3rd Floor, County Administration Building, Napa, California 94559.  The agenda will be available the week prior to the meeting.

Notice of Alternate Public Member Vacancy 

Please click here to view the application for LAFCO's Alternate Public Member. Applications are welcome through March 7, 2016.

Please click here to view a Notice of Public Review and Comment for the draft Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update prepared for the Napa County Resource Conservation District.  The draft report was presented at the Commission's February 1, 2016 Special Meeting.  Please click here to view the draft report.  Comments on the draft report are welcome through Thursday, March 10, 2016.

To view LAFCO's 2015 Newsletter, click here:  Napa LAFCO_Newsletter_2015.pdf

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.

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