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

Local Traffic Only: Lynn Road & Chesterman Beach Road – November 15, 2023

November 14, 2023

Due to ongoing maintenance work on the sewer leak at the middle Chesterman beach access, Lynn Road & Chesterman Beach Road are closed to local traffic only. Click for further details.

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Public Notice

Sewer Line Break on Chesterman Beach Road

November 10, 2023

Middle Chesterman Beach Access and Parking Lot Closed

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Stage 1 Water Conservation

September 19, 2023

Tofino steps down to Stage 1 Water Conservation measures.

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