The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is the
comprehensive regional planning agency and Council of Governments for the nine
counties and 101 cities and towns of the San Francisco Bay region. The Bay Area
is comprised of nine counties: Alameda,
Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and
Sonoma. ABAG continues to make significant
strides in the areas of land use, environmental stewardship, energy efficiency,
hazard mitigation, water resource protection and hazardous waste management.