Freshet on the Upper Squamish River, by Marc Sole
Britannia Beach, by Marc Sole
Freshet on the Upper Squamish River, by Marc Sole

Electoral Area D

Electoral Area D

Representatives

Tony Rainbow
Director
Cell: (604) 317-7220
Leslie de Bie
Alternate Director
Outside Agency/Other Appointments
  • Howe Sound Community Forum

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Population: 1057 (2016 Census)
Size: 3,041.63 square kilometers
Folio Count: 1,327
Taxable Property Assessment Total: $620,480,100
Average Taxable Property: $702,695

Electoral Area D contains some of the most stunning and diverse scenery in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District. It includes three oceanfront communities: Porteau Cove, Furry Creek and Britannia Beach, all of which host spectacular views of the Strait of Georgia and the forested islands that dot Howe Sound. The area is also home to the Britannia Mine Museum and a beautiful oceanside 18-hole golf course in Furry Creek.  Electoral Area D also includes smaller rural residential and agricultural communities in the Upper Squamish and Paradise Valleys and Pinecrest Estates and Black Tusk Village along the Sea to Sky Highway Corridor near Whistler.

There is no shortage of recreation opportunities in Area D, and the Callaghan Valley provides many of them in one location. In Callaghan Valley one has the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of old growth forest, ancient volcanoes, wetlands and wildlife around Callaghan Lake Provincial Park, then go for a cross-country ski at Whistler Olympic Park, site of the Nordic and ski jumping events of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Electoral Area D is the southern-most area of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, bounded by Electoral Area C to the north, Metro Vancouver to the south, the Sunshine Coast Regional District to the west, and the Fraser Valley Regional District to the east.

Bylaws

Communities

  • Furry Creek
  • Britannia Beach
  • Porteau Cove
  • Upper Squamish
  • Upper Cheakamus
  • Ring Creek
  • Pinecrest Estates / Black Tusk Village

First Nations Communities

  • Squamish 

Community Organizations

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

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

Notices

Other Notice
Aug 4, 2021 - Notice of Temporary Change to Front Counter Services Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SLRD is currently providing limited front counter services at the SLRD... Read more
Emergency Notice
Jul 6, 2021 - SLRD Declares State of Local Emergency July 6, 2021 A State of Local Emergency (SoLE) has been declared for Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD)... Read more
Jul 30, 2021 - The BC Wildfire Service Community Bulletins are shared here, as information becomes available. Coastal Wildfire News (newsletters from the Coastal Fire... Read more
Other Notice
Jul 2, 2021 - My initial intent this week was to share a message of gratitude for all of the people and agencies involved in the recent coordinated Pemberton Valley flood response... Read more
Emergency Notice
Jun 28, 2021 - Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Aug 2, 2021 SLRD Office Closed
Jul 28, 2021 SLRD Board Download Download
Jul 14, 2021 Electoral Area Directors Committee Download Download
Jul 7, 2021 SLRD Board Download Download
Jul 1, 2021 SLRD Office Closed

Permits / Applications

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Accessory/Auxiliary Buildings, Carriage Homes, and Retaining Wall Amendments Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
Administrative Building Expansion and Renovations Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
ALR Regulation changes - Agritourism & Non-Farm Use Commercial Events Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
Alternative Approval Process (AAP) - Britannia Creek Debris Flood Works Governance & Administration
  • Electoral Area D
Alternative Approval Process (AAP) - SLRD Administrative Building Renovation Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1519-2017 Governance & Administration
  • All Areas

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2021 SLRD Community Risk Assessment All Areas Download
2021 Appendix 2 - Requirements for Rebrate Program from CRI FCFS Application Guide All Areas Download
2021 Area C & D Slides for 2021 Virtual FireSmart Seminars Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D Download
2020 SLRD Business Continuity Plan All Areas Download
2020 Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report All Areas Download
2020 Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report - Appendix H Results Tabulation All Areas Download
2020 Protective Services Annual Report: 2020 All Areas Download
2020 SLRD All-Hazards Emergency Response Plan All Areas Download
2020 SLRD Pandemic Response Plan All Areas Download
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Upper Squamish Valley Electoral Area D Download

Pages

Local Services

  • Britannia Beach Parks & Trails
  • Britannia Beach Refuse
  • Britannia Beach Sewer System
  • Britannia Beach Street Lighting
  • Britannia Beach Water System
  • Furry Creek Dyking & Drainage
  • Furry Creek Open Spaces
  • Furry Creek Refuse
  • Furry Creek Sewer System
  • Furry Creek Street Lighting
  • Furry Creek Water System
  • Garibaldi Fire Protection
  • Howe Sound East Fire Protection
  • Squamish Emergency Services
  • Upper Cheakamus Road Improvement
  • Whistler Public Library

Sub-Regional Services

  • 9-1-1 Service (South)
  • Squamish District Swimming Pool
  • Sea to Sky Trail

Regional Services

  • Building Inspection (Electoral Areas only)
  • Civic Addressing (Electoral Areas only)
  • Elections (Electoral Areas only)
  • Electoral Areas Community Parks (Electoral Areas only)
  • Emergency Planning (Electoral Areas only)
  • 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
Aug 25, 2021 SLRD Board
Sep 6, 2021 SLRD Office Closed
Sep 8, 2021 Electoral Area Directors Committee
Sep 29, 2021 SLRD Board
Sep 29, 2021 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
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