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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 – Nov 23, 2021

November 26, 2021

Mayor Law spoke to the Remembrance Day ceremony, attended by Acting Mayor Tom Stere due to Mayor Law’s absence.
He also presented Trish Dixon with a Certificate of Recognition for 10 years with the District of Tofino.

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Public Notice

Peterson Drive Tonquin Trail Access Closure

October 20, 2021

Access to Tonquin Trail via Peterson Drive is due to close on Monday, October 25, 2021.
The trail closure is necessary to allow construction of the first Headwaters affordable rental housing building at District Lot 114 to commence.
Tonquin Trail will remain open and accessible from the trailhead at the Community Hall, via the Tonquin Connector and Tonquin Park Road.

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open letters and releases

Tofino Housing Corporation and Catalyst Community Developments Society celebrate major development

September 6, 2021

Tofino Housing Corporation’s 14-unit affordable Creekside development nears completion as community members celebrate this significant milestone.
The Creekside development at 700 Sharp Road, will help meet a critical need for affordable rental options for individuals and families who face challenges finding a place to call home on the West Coast. The initial site development began in February 2021 and is on track to welcome tenants by April 1st, 2022.

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District Happenings

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