Effective June 15, 2021, San Mateo LAFCo staff will be available for in-person appointments only.  You can schedule an appointment by emailing Rob Bartoli ( or by calling 650-363-1857.

Items can also be dropped off at the County Planning and Building walk-up window. Located on the ground floor of 455 County Center on the East Facade, across from 555 County Center. This window will be open for drop-in service from 8 am to 4 pm Monday – Thursday (Closed Friday)


San Mateo Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) is an independent commission with jurisdiction over the boundaries of the 20 cities, 22 independent special districts, and many of the 33 active county-governed special districts serving San Mateo County.

The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the odd-numbered months (January, March, etc.) at 2:30 pm in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City. Since March 2020, due to COVID-19, the Commission has been meeting via Zoom. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

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