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 will be conducting a Special Meeting scheduled for Friday, February 27, 2015 to discuss the recruitment of a new Executive Officer. The agenda for the Special Meeting is available here: February 27, 2015_SPECIAL MEETING Agenda.pdf


The next regular LAFCO meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm. The location will be at the YOUNTVILLE TOWN HALL - Council Chambers, located at 6550 Yount Street, Yountville, CA  94599.    For map/directions:



Commissioner Annual 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.

Commissioners and Alternate Commissioners also receive reimbursement for reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in attendance of Commission meetings or performance of other official Commission business. Reasonable and necessary expenses include the costs of transportation, lodging, food, communications, training or events related to service on the Commission.












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