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Unincorporated Areas

More than 65 percent of the County -- 2,653.5 square miles --  is unincorporated.  For the 1 million people living in those areas, the Board of Supervisors is their  "city council" and the supervisor representing the area the "mayor."  County departments provide the municipal services.  There are approximately 140 unincorporated communities, with the largest number located in the northern part of the County.

The listings below are intended to help those living and working in the unincorporated areas locate the municipal services available to them and their elected representatives.

Connection Survey
(Resource guides called the Connection are published for some unincorporated areas to assist in locating public services.  This survey will provide valuable information to improve the publications. )

Topanga Emergency Management Task Force - Nov. 17, 2010 Agenda



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Did You Know?

  • There are approximately 140 unincorporated areas.
  • The supervisor representing a specific unincorporated area oversees County activities in that community.
  • The County's Unincorporated Areas Services Office coordinates activities with the departments.
  • The Board of Supervisors acts as the "city council" for unincorporated areas.
  • Supervisors have deputies that work with the residents of unincorporated areas to ensure their concerns are handled.
  • More than 65 percent of the County is unincorporated.
  • Approximately 1 million live in unincorporated areas.
 
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