Stanislaus LAFCO - Local Agency Formation Commission logo
1010 10th Street, 3rd Floor
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: 209.525.7660
Fax: 209.525.7643

Stanislaus Local Agency Formation Commission

A brief review of the history and purpose of Local Agency Formation Commissions, as well as a note about the role of Stanislaus LAFCO.
    - View the LAFCO 101 Handout.


Meet the current members of Stanislaus LAFCO.


Contact information and holiday/furlough schedule for the LAFCO Staff.

Resources and links to related sites.


The Stanislaus County Planning Directors and LAFCO invite you to the 37th Annual Planning Commissioners Workshop on May 10th at the Oakdale Senior Center.  This year's topic is "The Coming Age of Water Supply."   The cost is $20 and includes breakfast. RSVP by May 1st--space is limited! See more information on the flyer here.


On September 26, 2012, the Commission adopted an Agricultural Preservation Policy.  The final Policy can be downloaded in PDF format here.

policy book


Sphere of Influence Maps for each of the County's 9 cities and all 74 special districts are now available for viewing/download here.

Please Note:  The LAFCO office will be closed from April 23-25, 2014 due to CALAFCO training.  Staff will be checking messages during this time and the office will re-open on Monday, April 28th.

Welcome to Stanislaus LAFCO

Stanislaus LAFCO is responsible for coordinating logical and timely changes in local governmental boundaries, conducting special studies which review ways to reorganize, simplify, and streamline governmental structure and preparing Spheres of Influence for each city and special district within the county. The Commission's efforts are directed to seeing that services are provided efficiently and economically while agricultural and open-space lands are protected.

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