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

Asphalt Remediation

June 3, 2022

Hub City Paving will be conducting asphalt remediation on Monday, June 6, 2022, on the Highway, Olsen road and throughout the downtown core.

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Public Notice

Property Owners Must Maintain Driveway Culverts on BC Highways

May 18, 2022

With strong storms occurring in Tofino while roadway upgrades are ongoing, property owners are reminded to ensure their culvert is clear of debris and hazards.

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Public Notice

Mackenzie Beach Siren Testing

May 6, 2022

The MacKenzie Beach siren will be undergoing maintenance and testing on Monday, May 9, 2022, from 9 AM-1 PM. During this time the siren technician will be testing the siren audibly. Signage will be placed in the area.

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