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
Tony Rainbow
Vice-Chair / Director
Cell: (604) 317-7220
Geoff Park
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: Special Interest
Category: Neighbourhood Organization
Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Sports & Recreation
Category: Sports & Recreation

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

Notices

Oct 22, 2018 - The Province of British Columbia has announced a new government website to improve access to information and public engagement on applications for Crown land use in... Read more
Other Notice
Oct 3, 2018 - October 3, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD). Located in southwestern British Columbia, the... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 25, 2018 - Filming activity notice: Visitors to the Sea-to-Sky Gondola and residents of Squamish Valley Forest Service Road are advised that a television production company... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 19, 2018 - SLRD Board and Staff wear orange on September 26, 2018 to commemorate Orange Shirt Day.  The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Board has... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 18, 2018 - Former SLRD Directors invited to this year's Christmas Party This year marks the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Sep 5, 2018 Electoral Area Directors Committee Download Download
Sep 3, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Aug 30, 2018 Committee of the Whole Download Download
Aug 29, 2018 SLRD Board Download Download
Aug 6, 2018 SLRD Office Closed

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Apr 6, 2017 Blackcomb Snowmobiles TUP #50 Temporary Use Permit
Apr 3, 2017 Soil Deposit and Removal Permit No. 04 - Britannia Oceanfront Developments Corporation/Macdonald Development Corporation Soil Deposit and Removal
Oct 31, 2016 Canadian Wilderness Adventures Rezoning Application Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Jun 23, 2016 Whistler Olympic Park Rezoning Application Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Oct 15, 2014 Zhong Rezoning Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Oct 14, 2014 Vega Enterprises Rezoning Application Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Oct 14, 2014 Vernacular Design Rezoning Application Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Oct 7, 2014 Brew Creek Centre Rezoning Application Zoning/OCP Amendment Application
Jul 31, 2014 Squamish Valley Music Festival Temporary Use Permit Application Temporary Use Permit

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Cannabis Regulations Planning & Building
  • All Areas
Commercial Livestock Relocation Guide Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Emergency Program Annual Report 2016 Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Fire Services Review Public Safety & Health
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 1524-2017 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1525-2017, Electoral Area D Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area D

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Upper Squamish Valley Electoral Area D Download
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Tunnel Station/Paradise Valley Electoral Area D Download
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Ring Creek Electoral Area D Download
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Black Tusk Village & Pinecrest Electoral Area D Download
2018 Community Emergency Plan: Britannia Beach & Furry Creek Electoral Area D Download
2018 SLRD Emergency Program: 2017 Annual Report Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D Download
2018 Agricultural Water Demand Model - Squamish River Valley District of Squamish, Electoral Area D Download
2018 Agricultural Water Demand Model: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District All Areas Download
2017 Nuk̓w7ántwal̓ Regional Gathering (2017) - Summary Report Electoral Area A, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2017 Agricultural Land Use Inventory - SLRD Electoral Area D and District of Squamish District of Squamish, 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
Dec 20, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Dec 24, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 25, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 26, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jan 1, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
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