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.