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.

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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

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Tsunami Preparedness Week: Virtual High Ground Hike

March 23, 2022

During Tsunami Preparedness Week, April 10-16, 2022, participate in the VIRTUAL High Ground Hike and enter to win great prizes! It’s easy. Take a hike to a tsunami-safe location, snap a selfie, and post it to Twitter or Facebook to be entered to win prizes.

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Public Notice

Storm Water Culvert Repair: Campbell St at Lone Cone Rd

March 22, 2022

Location: Campbell St at Lone Cone Rd The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will be conducting Storm Water Culvert Repairs in Tofino on Campbell Street at Lone Cone Road from Monday, April 4 to Friday, April 8, 2022.   Expect…

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Public Notice

Notice of Special Council Meeting

January 19, 2022

Pursuant to section 127(2) of the Community Charter and section 22 of the District of Tofino Meeting Procedure Bylaw No. 1229, 2016, notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. for the purposes of the 2022-2026 Draft Financial Plan.

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