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Sanitation Districts: Santa Clara County, California, 2015

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Description
This polygon shapefile depicts sanitation districts in the County of Santa Clara, California. According to the California Special Districts Association, sanitary districts are special districts that oversee all aspects of waste management systems, including construction, operation, collection, and treatment of garbage. It is governed by an elected board of directors. This layer is maintained by the Planning Office for the benefit of the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) of Santa Clara County, a state mandated local agency established to oversee the boundaries of cities and special districts in order to promote orderly growth and development in Santa Clara County. This layer is part of a collection of GIS data for Santa Clara County, California.The Santa Clara County Planning Office is part of the Department of Planning and Development. Their primary function is to plan and regulate land use and development within the unincorporated portions of Santa Clara County. Other responsibilities include policy analysis, GIS services, research and technical assistance relating to land use, housing, environmental protection, historic preservation and demographics. The Geographic Information Services Department has taken on all those activities related to GIS data and GIS process and procedures that cross organizational boundaries. Santa Clara County encompasses 15 cities and approximately 1.7 million people. This coverage can be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analyses of geospatial data.
Publisher
Santa Clara County (Calif.). Planning Office
Place(s)
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Subject(s)
Special districts, Sanitary districts, Sewer districts, Utilities and Communication, and Planning and Cadastral
Year
2015
Held by
Stanford
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