The following publications provide additional information about LAFCO and topics related to the work of the Commission.
Brochure and Santa Clara County and Cities Boundaries Map
An at-a-glance overview of the history, composition, and benefits of LAFCO.
Growth Within Bounds: Report of the State of California Commission on Local Governance for the 21st Century (5 MB)
What’s So Special About Special Districts: A Citizen’s Guide to Special Districts in California (142 KB)
How Urban Development Policies Have Made a Difference in Santa Clara County: 40 Years Later, Policies Still Cutting-Edge and Vital (273 KB)
Making Your City Whole: Taking Advantage of the Current Opportunity to Annex Unincorporated Pockets (804 KB)
CALAFCO White Paper: The Metamorphosis of Special Districts - Current Methods for Consolidation, Dissolution, Subsidiary District Formation and Merger (July 2021) (435 KB)