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 hold a special meeting on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Town of Yountville Council Chambers, 6550 Yount Street, Yountville, CA 94599. Agenda to follow.
Please click here to view a public hearing notice for a final Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update Checklist for the Monticello Public Cemetery District, which is expected to be considered at a special meeting on July 18, 2016.
Please click here to view a public hearing notice for a final Municipal Service Review and Sphere of Influence Update Checklist for the Pope Valley Cemetery District, which is expected to be considered at a special meeting on July 18, 2016.
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.
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.