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

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Neill St and Village Green Improvements

May 4, 2023

Construction will soon begin to upgrade the Village Green sports courts and replace the water main underneath Neill Street.

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Tofino Receives B.C. Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant to Extend Multi-Use Path to Mackenzie Beach

April 27, 2023

The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has awarded $440,775 to the District of Tofino to improve the safety and accessibility of Mackenzie Beach Road for both residents and visitors.

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Stage 1 Water Conservation Begins May 1, 2023

April 25, 2023

Stage 1 Water Conservation is implemented between May 1 and October 1 every year unless other stages take effect in the interim.

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