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Welcome to the District

Situated in the traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation where an enriching relationship exists between our community members and the natural environment, Tofino promotes healthy civic engagement supporting a creative and resilient community of varied ages that is socially, environmentally and economically diverse.

Water: Make Every Drop Count

Explore Tofino's new water conservation stages, including what is permitted and prohibited during each stage. Also, discover some helpful conservation tips.

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Parking

The District of Tofino has a mix of unrestricted and paid parking areas at beaches and in the downtown core.

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Short-Term Rental Regulations

Short-term rentals in the District of Tofino are regulated by the District and the Province of British Columbia.

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West Coast Transit

As of April 2, 2024, the Alberni Clayoquot Regional District began providing the West Coast Transit service connecting Tofino to Esowista, Ty-Histanis, Ucluelet, and hitac̓u.

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Minimizing Wildlife Interactions

As residents & businesses, discover what you can do to minimize interactions with wildlife.

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Council Meetings

Keep up-to-date with District of Tofino projects and plans by attending Council meetings.

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News & Announcements

Council Highlights

Council Highlights – Jan 11, 2022

January 13, 2022

Mayor Law spoke to the Omicron variant and COVID-19 protocols, including additional precautions in Municipal Hall and other District buildings. He expressed his thankfulness for the community and for vaccines, reiterating how fortunate we are to have these advances and how important it is for government to continue to take care of their communities.

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Council Highlights

Council Highlights – Dec 14, 2021

December 17, 2021

Mayor Law recapped a local government round table hosted by Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Honorable Josie Osborne and Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, the Honorable Murray Rankin. There were over 44 mayors and chairs present for the discussions about local government efforts towards reconciliation across the island.

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open letters and releases

Letter from Mayor, Council & Staff

November 30, 2021

The District of Tofino Mayor, Council and staff would like to thank the community of Tofino during these past few days of the Atmospheric River events. The preparedness and actions taken by the community as a whole demonstrates the resilience of Tofitians.

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