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

community update

West Coast Transit Coming To Tofino & Surrounding Communities

March 18, 2024

The Alberni Clayoquot Regional District will start providing the West Coast Transit service on April 2, 2024, connecting Tofino to Esowista, Ty-Histanis, Ucluelet, and hitac̓u.

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public notice

Alternating Traffic: Campbell Street between Industrial Way & Yew Wood Road

March 14, 2024

From March 11 to July 1, 2024, residents should expect short delays along Campbell Street between Industrial Way & Yew Wood Road.

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community update

Water Master Plan Released

March 8, 2024

The District of Tofino has published its Water Master Plan. Designed in collaboration with McElhanney Ltd., the plan outlines a 20-year strategy to mitigate water scarcity challenges.

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