Bylaws & Policies

Good bylaws make good neighbours

Policies and Bylaws not only inform how we operate as a government body, but also how we expect our community members to behave. They lay out a clear set of expectations so we're all singing from the same songbook (so to speak).

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Neighbourhood Zero Emission Vehicle

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Commonly Accessed Policies

Correspondence Policy

This policy is to ensure that electronic and paper correspondence received by the District of Tofino is distributed to its intended recipients so that it is acted upon in a timely manner, and appropriate record keeping policies are applied.

  1. All correspondence shall be circulated to the intended recipient. For clarity, Section 5 (Procedures) must be followed for all correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council, a specific position or department, or an individual.
  2. All correspondence received by the District of Tofino will be filed, tracked and dispositioned in accordance with District of Tofino records management policies and procedures. Official records will be filed and managed and transitory records will be securely disposed (refer to Appendix A and B for further details).
  3. When electronic correspondence is received from members of the general public, staff will respond to senders informing them to whom their inquiry has been directed. All other electronic correspondence (i.e. from an organization) will not require such a response.

Municipal Alcohol Policy (MAP)

The Municipal Alcohol Policy aims to reduce potential harms at public events serving alcohol and promote inclusivity at events on public property.

This policy recognizes that responsible alcohol use on public property is based on the following foundational principles:

  • Community Health and Safety
  • Engagement and Support
  • Inclusivity

Goals

  1. To promote the health, enjoyment, safety, and inclusivity of events on District property.
  2. To be part of a broader dialogue and harm-reduction approach to alcohol-related issues in our community.