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

MOTI – Hwy 4 Road Grading

May 2, 2022

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will be completing road grading on the section of Highway 4 from Pacific Rim National Park through to Tofino.

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Emergency Preparedness Week 2022

May 1, 2022

Everyone has a role to play in an emergency. Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week is an opportunity for you to take action to ensure you are prepared to protect yourself, your family and your community during an emergency.

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Public Notice

Municipal Office Closure

April 28, 2022

The District of Tofino Municipal Office will be closed effective immediately Thursday, April 28, 2022. The office is planned to re-open on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 9 AM. Share this post: Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on…

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