​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ LAFCO




LAFCO ​Serving San Luis Obispo County since 1963


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

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San Luis Obispo County Board Chambers

Local Agency Formation Commission

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

 Telephone:   (805) 781 - 5795​

​Fax:   (805) 788 - 2072

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 San Luis Obispo Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) is committed to serving the residents of San Luis Obispo County and the State of California by discouraging urban sprawl and encouraging the orderly formation and development of local agencies based upon 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. 

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 meetings 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, 1055 Monterey Street, in the City of San Luis Obispo. Please note that the Commission may also meet remotely via Zoom pursuant to AB 361, please check the latest meeting agenda for exact location.

Executive Officer of LAFCO - Rob Fitzroy

Analyst of LAFCO - Imelda Marquez

Commission Clerk of LAFCO - Celine Vuong