public services

Oh, the things we do!

The laundry list of public services that the District of Tofino provides is long and varied!

The wide range of services we provide include building and development, parks, recreation, childcare, and protective services such as bylaw enforcement, fire protection, and emergency planning. Managing municipal infrastructure, garbage and recycling, and our local cemetery are also high on the list. And there's much, much more.

We welcome you to explore this section to learn about how we serve you!

Info to know


Residents' Beach Parking

Eligible Tofino, Ahousaht, Opitsaht, Esowista, Hesquiaht and Tyhistanis residents can register online for a free annual permit.

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Public works

Water & Sewage

Tofino’s tap water is collected with gratitude from the rainforests protected by Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks in the Hahuulthii of the Tla-o-qui-aht Ha'wiih.

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Register for Emergency Notifications

In times of crisis, it's important that the public has access to trusted, timely and accurate information to ensure their own safety and that of their family and loved ones.

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Public Services News & Announcements

Public Notice

Water Main Break on First Street

April 13, 2023

Please be advised that there is a water main break in the water distribution system. Water is shut off to all properties on First Street between Gibson Street and Arnet Road. 

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Public Notice

Municipal Office Closure April 6-10, 2023

April 6, 2023

The Municipal Office will be closed from 10:30AM to 4PM today, April 6, 2023 due to construction.

The Municipal Office will remain closed over the Easter Holiday April 7-10, 2023. ⁠

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Public Notice

Campbell Street Road Closures

April 3, 2023

Vehicle traffic will be affected at the intersection of Campbell Street and Third Street as part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Project construction on April 3-4, 2023.⁠

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