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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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

Reminder: Property Taxes are due July 4, 2023

June 15, 2023

There are multiple ways to pay your property taxes. Pay before July 4th to avoid any penalties.

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Public Notice

Cameron Bluff Wildfire: MLA Office Update

June 9, 2023

MLA Josie Osborne gives an update of the Cameron Bluff Wildfire and it’s affects on the region

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Public Notice

Submarine Pipeline Repair Complete, Tofino Remains in Stage 2 Water Conservation

June 8, 2023

District of Tofino Public Works crews successfully isolated and repaired a leak on a submarine water pipeline connecting Tofino to its drinking water reservoirs on Meares Island in the Haahuulthii of the Tla-o-qui-aht Ha’wiih. Stage 2 Water Conservation remains in effect, and all other temporary restrictions have been lifted.

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