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

Notice of Disruption – Water Main Break – Gibson Street

March 14, 2023

Please be advised that there is a water main break in the water distribution system affecting properties on Gibson Street from Fourth Street to First Street, and on Third Street from Gibson Street to Neill Street.

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Public Notice

No Parking Areas & Vehicle Relocation Plan

February 3, 2023

Beginning on February 7, 2023 the District will be closing a portion of the parking lot behind the Municipal Hall and along Main Street until late spring 2023. Vehicles in those areas will be relocated to allow for work to begin and to mitigate any potential hazards in the work zone.

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Public Notice

WWTP Conveyance System Upgrades

January 26, 2023

Beginning on January 30, 2023, construction crews will be staging HDPE piping in the downtown core as part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Project.

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