Water outage: On Sunday, August 19, there was a water main break affecting many of the residents of Coronado Hills. All homes east of Indian Ridge (including that road) are out of water. Vallecitos crews are on site making the repairs. The estimated time for water service to be back on is Monday at 2:00 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Traffic alert: From August 6 through Monday, August 20, motorists can expect multiple lane closures along eastbound San Marcos Blvd. from Viewpoint Dr. to Knights Realm and westbound San Marcos Blvd. from Knights Realm to Rancho Santa Fe Ave. These closures will accommodate major roadway repair work resulting from the water main break that occurred on Tuesday, July 24 due to a decades-old corroded pipe. More info...



Annexation and Detachment

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The property is requesting water and/or sewer services and is not within the District boundary. Annexation into the District would then be required. There are various types of annexations within the Vallecitos Water District. Some are handled in house and do not require approval by any other agency. Others require annexation and/or detachment* from another agency and would require the Local Agency Formation Commission approval (LAFCO). *Detachment is the action of removing land from a city, county, agency or special district. Listed below are the different types of annexations.


Water & Sewer:
Property Owner/Agent is requesting annexation into the Vallecitos Water District for both water and sewer service. This will require detachment from current agency and potentially a Sphere of Influence Amendment and approval by LAFCO.

Property Owner/Agent is requesting sewer annexation. The property is currently within the boundaries of the Vallecitos Water District but not within the sewer service boundary. This is an inter-District annexation (in-house) and does not require detachment from any other agency or approval by LAFCO.

Sewer Only:
Property Owner/Agent is receiving water service from another agency and is requesting sewer service only from the District. Although this does not require detachment from another agency, it does require approval by LAFCO and could potentially be a Sphere of Influence Amendment.

Vallecitos Water District Annexation Ordinance #200 – SECTION 2.4

Annexations to Sewer Improvement District “A”, where water service is provided by another agency, the Board shall require, as a condition of annexation, that the property be concurrently annexed into the District, if not currently within the District, and that the annexation shall be subject to all conditions established by the Board.

Sphere of Influence:
A sphere of influence is defined as a "plan for the probable physical boundaries and service area of a local government agency as determined by the Commission" (Government Code Section 56076). Spheres are characterized as planning tools used to provide guidance for individual proposals involving jurisdictional changes, and are intended to encourage efficient provision of organized community services and prevent duplication of service delivery. Territory must be within a city or District's sphere in order to be annexed.

LAFCO: Local Agency Formation Commission –
LAFCO is responsible for coordinating, directing, and overseeing logical and timely changes to local governmental boundaries, including annexation and detachment of territory, incorporation of cities, formation of special districts, and consolidation, merger, and dissolution of districts.

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