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

Public Notice

Hwy 4 Ditching Work Planned

September 7, 2022

Mainroad Mid Island Contracting will be completing ditching work along Hwy 4 beginning September 8, 2022.

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Candidate Information Session

August 11, 2022

The Candidate Information Session is an in-person and electronic (hybrid) meeting where interested candidates for the election can learn about the roles, responsibilities and important new regulations in regard to becoming an elected official in British Columbia.

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Call for Nominations to be a Candidate

August 10, 2022

Starting at 9:00 am on August 30, 2022, the Chief Election Officer will receive nominations for the following offices:⁠ 1 (one) Mayor⁠ & 6 (six) Councillors⁠

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