Squamish from the Chief, Squamish, BC
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Rock climbing on the Chief, Squamish BC
Chris Christie Climber: Mandoline Rose Masse-Clark
Stand Up Paddleboarding, Mamquam River, Squamish BC
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Squamish from the Chief, Squamish, BC
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Original Notice Issued: 10:49 PST Tuesday 14 February 2017

Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Howe Sound

A long episode of rain, at times heavy, is expected.

A strong Pacific front being fueled with...

Status Updates:
  • Wednesday 15 February 2017 3:00 PM: Please note that a self-serve sand bagging station is available at the Village of Pemberton (White Building Parking Lot) for SLRD and Village of Pemberton residents who are concerned about moderate flooding on their property.

District of Squamish

District of Squamish

Representatives

Patricia Heintzman
Patricia Heintzman
Director
Phone: (604) 815-5030
Cell: (604) 815-7874
Photo of Doug Race
Doug Race
Director
Phone: (604) 898-1511
Karen Elliott
Alternate Director
Phone: (604) 892-5217
Cell: (604) 848-4976
Outside Agency/Other Appointments
  • Fraser Basin Council Board (P. Heintzman)
  • Lower Mainland Local Government Association - Flood Control (D. Race)

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Population: 17,535 including First Nations (2011 Canada Census)

The District of Squamish is located at the northern tip of Howe Sound, mid-way between the City of Vancouver and the Resort Municipality of Whistler. The community is situated within the traditional territory of the Squamish Nation and within the boundaries of Electoral Area D of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.

Recognized as the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, Squamish offers world class hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing, kite boarding, wind surfing, kayaking, ski touring, snowmobiling along with countless other outdoor activities. One of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Squamish offers a breathtaking natural setting, convenient access, vibrant arts and culture scene, range of education opportunities, affordable housing, and an expanding and diverse business community.

Bylaws

Community Organizations

Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Arts
Category: Special Interest
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Agriculture
Category: Youth
Category: Special Interest

Upcoming Events

Apr 22, 2017 to Apr 29, 2017

News

Notices

Public Hearing or Meeting
Feb 17, 2017 - "Did we hear you right?" That's essentially what BC Transit and the Transit Corridor Study Working Group wants to know from you, on March 2-4. The information... Read more
Feb 14, 2017 -   Original Notice Issued: 10:49 PST Tuesday 14 February 2017 Rainfall warning in effect for: Howe Sound A long episode of rain, at times heavy... Read more
Status Updates:
  • Wednesday 15 February 2017 3:00 PM: Please note that a self-serve sand bagging station is available at the Village of Pemberton (White Building Parking Lot) for SLRD and Village of Pemberton residents who are concerned about moderate flooding on their property.
Travel/Road Notices, Weather Notices
Feb 10, 2017 - UPDATE as at 11:00 AM: Highway 99 (Duffey Lake Road) is now RE-OPEN in both directions. Please check www.drivebc.ca for updates.    
Emergency Notice, Travel/Road Notices, Weather Notices
Feb 7, 2017 -   Issued at 4:20 a.m. PST, February 7, 2017 by Environment Canada: Winter storm watch warning details  Impacted areas: Electoral... Read more
Status Updates:
  • February 7 - 4:20 p.m. The Wind Warning has ended for Howe Sound.
  • February 7 - 4:00 p.m. The Winter storm watch has been upgraded to a Winter storm warning. Hazardous winter conditions are expected.
Other Notice
Jan 19, 2017 - B.C.'s Community Gaming Grants program is one of the largest grant programs in the province. Each year it distributes $135 million to approximately 5,000 not-for-... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Feb 16, 2017 Committee of the Whole Download
Feb 15, 2017 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District Download
Feb 15, 2017 SLRD Board Download
Feb 13, 2017 SLRD Office Closed
Jan 26, 2017 Committee of the Whole Download

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Dec 15, 2016 RGS Minor Amendment (Growth Management text amendments)

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Governance & Boundaries Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Let's Talk Trash! Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • All Areas
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Village of Pemberton
Let's Talk Trash! Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • All Areas
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Village of Pemberton
Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) Review Planning & Building
  • District of Lillooet
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Village of Pemberton
Sea to Sky Trail Recreation, Culture, Parks & Trails
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2015 Draft Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan - Stage 2 Report for Consultation All Areas Download
2014 Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan - Strategic Communications Plan All Areas Download
2014 2013 Regional Growth Strategy Annual Monitoring Report District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2013 2012 Regional Growth Strategy Annual Monitoring Report District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2013 Regional Composting Feasibility Study_July 2013 All Areas Download
2013 SLRD Integrated Sustainability Plan All Areas Download
2012 SLRD Investment-Ready Community Profile - 2012 All Areas Download
2010 Phase 1 Final Report - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 Phase 2 Reports - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 SLRD Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw No. 1062, 2008, Amendment Bylaw No. 1356-2014 District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download

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Sub-Regional Services

  • Squamish District Swimming Pool
  • Squamish Emergency Services
  • Sea to Sky Trail

Regional Services

  • General Government Services
  • Land Planning & Zoning
  • Regional Growth Strategy (all Electoral Areas and municipalities except Electoral Area A)
  • Regional Transit Planning
  • Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Waste Management Planning

Upcoming Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Dec 26, 2017 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 25, 2017 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 14, 2017 Committee of the Whole
Dec 13, 2017 SLRD Board
Nov 23, 2017 Committee of the Whole
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