Butte Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo)

1453 Downer Street, Suite C
Oroville, CA  95965-4950
(530) 538-7784

What is LAFCO?

LAFCO is an acronym for Local Agency Formation Commission. It is a regulatory agency with county-wide jurisdiction, established by state law to discourage urban sprawl and to encourage orderly and efficient provision of services, such as water, sewer, fire protection, etc. LAFCO operations are governed by the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000.