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.

Learn more about parking

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.

Learn more about Public Works

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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 hearing

Notice of Public Hearing re. District of Tofino Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1326, 2023

March 5, 2024

A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 5:00pm at the Council Chambers re. District of Tofino Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1326, 2023.

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Tofino Volunteer Fire Department Update

February 14, 2024

The District of Tofino would like to announce recent changes with the Tofino Volunteer Fire Department including a new Fire Chief & Deputy Fire Chief.

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Town Hall: Short-Term Rental Regulations (Updated)

February 12, 2024

The District of Tofino will host a community town hall on February 12, 2024, from 4 to 6 PM at the Tofino Community Hall. Join in person or online.

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