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.


On March 25, 2015, the Commission adopted a proposed amendment to the Agricultural Preservation Policy.  The final policy can be viewed here.


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


Stanislaus LAFCO is currently seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Executive Officer.  The final filing date is August 21, 2015 at 5:00pm.  Visit for more information and to apply online.  

Welcome to Stanislaus LAFCO

Stanislaus LAFCO is responsible for coordinating logical and timely changes in local governmental boundaries, adopting Spheres of Influence for each city and special district within the county, and preparing Municipal Service Reviews for agencies within its purview. The Commission's efforts are directed at seeing that services are provided efficiently and economically while protecting agricultural and open-space lands. LAFCO is an independent agency and functions in accordance with Government Code Section 56000 et seq.

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