The objectives of the QuadState Local Government Authority are to:
- Represent the residents of the respective counties in seeking balance between environmental and economic issues in the Mojave and Colorado Desert regions.
- Protect and conserve habitats for animal and plant species in conjunction with protecting economic stability and economic development.
- Work with state and federal agencies in finding ways to resolve environmental issues with minimum restrictions by using the best science and applying the most practical measures.
- Participate in all public planning efforts that could impact residents to ensure that the Authority's concerns are expressed and considered by those developing the plans.