In light of COVID-19 response measures from the Governor of the State of California and the County Public Health Department, all staff of the Local Agency Formation Commission of Santa Clara County are under a “Shelter in Place” directive, working remotely from home. The LAFCO Office is closed to the public during this time. If you have an inquiry, we encourage you to contact us by email at LAFCO@ceo.sccgov.org.
The Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, is a state mandated independent local agency established to oversee the boundaries of cities and special districts in Santa Clara County.
For Cities and Special Districts
Access reports and resources for local agencies.
Understand LAFCO policies to navigate the application process.
For Community Members
Learn about how LAFCO works and how you can be involved.
Maps Portal (GIS)
LAFCO is a resource for City and Special District boundary information in Santa Clara County. Use this interactive mapping tool to view the various boundaries.
What is the economic, environmental, and cultural importance of agriculture to local communities? Explore the “State of the Art on Agricultural Preservation” in this CALAFCO white paper.