Alameda LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION
LAFCO is a state mandated local agency that oversees boundary changes to cities and special districts, the formation of new agencies including incorporation of new cities, and the consolidation of existing agencies.
Learn more about LAFCO
The broad goals of the agency are to ensure the orderly formation of local government agencies, to preserve agricultural and open space lands, and to discourage urban sprawl.
For more information on what LAFCOs are and how they work, read 50 Years of LAFCO – a Guide to LAFCOs. (PDF)
Alameda LAFCo’s enterprise system catalog in compliance with SB 272 is included in Alameda County’s catalog listing (on page 49 of the downloadable document). Click here to access the SB 272 catalog.
Upcoming LAFCO Meetings
News & Announcements
- Draft Report on Alameda LAFCO’s Feasibility Analysis for Castro Valley
- PPT Presentation to the Castro Valley IFA
- Castro Valley IFA Press Release with Contact Information
Public comment and review period has been extended until Monday, September 11, 2023.
- Draft Report on Alameda LAFCO’s South Livermore Valley Special Study
- SLVAP Special Study Press Release with Contact Information
Comments will be accepted until Friday, August 11, 2023
Alameda LAFCO is now accepting comments from the public on proposed recommendations of its final report on Measure D. Please submit comments by Tuesday, July 5th.