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San Luis Obispo County Board Chambers

Cancelation Notice for LAFCO September 16, 2021, Meeting 


Topics of Interest:    Sphere of Influence Amendment to Morro Bay (Panorama Lots)

Promoting Efficient Services

LAFCO reviews projects and proposals based on a variety of different factors that include an agency's ability to provide services, infrastructure capacity, funding, and the need for services in a particular area.

Paso Robles Vineyards

 Regular LAFCO hearings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at the County Government Center on the corner of Santa Rosa and Monterey Streets in the City of San Luis Obispo.

Please note that hearings have the capacity to move to Zoom pursuant to Governor Executive order N-29-20.

Preserving Open Space and Agricultural Land

​​​LAFCO considers the impact that a proposal may have on existing agricultural lands with a focus on protecting prime agriculture lands. San Luis Obispo LAFCO has adopted specific policies regarding the preservation of agricultural resources. 

Areal view of the City of San Luis Obispo

Local Agency Formation Commission

1042 Pacific Street, Suite A - San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

 Telephone:   (805) 781 - 5795​

​Fax:   (805) 788 - 2072

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Encouraging Orderly Growth and Development

LAFCO considers annexations to Cities and Special Districts and proposals for the formation of new local governmental agencies including Cities and Special Districts. LAFCO also determines the Sphere of Influence which is a plan for the future boundaries of a City or Special Districts.​​​​


The Local Agency Formation Commission serves the residents of San Luis Obispo County and the State of California by  encouraging the orderly formation of local agencies based on local conditions and circumstances.

White Light House

Discouraging Urban Sprawl

​Urban sprawl can be described as irregular and disorganized growth occurring without apparent design or plan. By discouraging sprawl, LAFCO limits the misuse of land resources and promotes a more efficient system of services by local governmental agencies.