Community Facilities Districts
Community facilities districts are also known as “Mello-Roos” districts because Senator Henry Mello and Assemblyman Mike Roos were the original authors of CFD legislation.
City of Carlsbad CFDs
A community facilities district levies a special tax that can pay for items including, but not limited to, the following:
To see a list of all items authorized to be funded in a CFD please see the government code section listed under the legal authority section.
A CFD is authorized by the California government code, division 2, chapter 2.5 section 53311 et seq. entitled The Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982.
Other agencies have formed CFDs that affect City of Carlsbad residents, e.g. a school district CFD. If inquiring about CFDs other than those listed on this site, please contact the party listed on the tax bill.