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

Public Hearing: Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1286, 2020 (Secondary Suites)

April 22, 2022

Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. to hear and review representations from members of…

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Public Notice

Temporary Middle Chesterman Beach/Road Access Closure

April 21, 2022

The roadway and beach access at the corner of Lynn and Chesterman Beach Roads will be closed during Stage 1 of the Sewer Isolation Project.

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Public Notice

BC Hydro Vegetation Maintenance

April 11, 2022

BC Hydro has notified the District of Tofino that BC Hydro is implementing scheduled vegetation management activities in this area.

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