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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Voyent alert

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

Tsunami Siren Audibility Assessment: February 2, 2024

January 23, 2024

On Friday, February 2, 2024, the District of Tofino will be conducting a live audibility assessment of the Tsunami Alerting System.

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public notice

Now Open: Tonquin Trail Connector

December 21, 2023

The District of Tofino is pleased to inform the public that the Tonquin Trail Connector has officially reopened for public use as of December 21, 2023.

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Public Consultation: Prohibition of Plastic Water Bottles 1 Litre & Less

December 14, 2023

The District of Tofino invites you to take part in the public consultation process regarding the proposed Prohibition of Plastic Water Bottles 1 Litre & Less.⁠ ⁠ Prohibiting the sale of plastic water bottles 1 litre & less within the…

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