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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.

Meeting Information 

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: Service Clubs
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Youth
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Youth

Upcoming Events

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Notices

Other Notice
Jun 28, 2022 - In recognition of Canada Day - Friday, July 1, 2022 - please note the following SLRD-operated facility and office closures. Facility... Read more
Other Notice
Jun 28, 2022 - The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Administration office, located at 1350 Aster Street in Pemberton, B.C., will be closed on Friday, July 1, 2022... Read more
Emergency Notice
Jun 23, 2022 - SLRD Emergency Operations Centre and BC River Centre continues to monitor snowpack and stream flow with no advisories currently in place. As the warmer weather... Read more
Public Hearing or Meeting
Jun 20, 2022 - The Solid Waste & Resource Management Plan Monitoring Advisory Committee (PMAC) will convene from 1:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom and in person on Monday June 27, 2022... Read more
Public Hearing or Meeting
Jun 1, 2022 - SLRD Board and Committee Meetings for June 2022 June 7 @ 10 a.m. Area B Agriculture Advisory Committee June 8 @ 10:30 a.m.... Read more

Past Meetings

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
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

Pages

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
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
Howe Sound East and Electoral Area D Housekeeping Amendments – Development Permit Areas Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area D
OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 1524-2017 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1525-2017, Electoral Area D Planning & Building
  • Electoral Area D
Pinecrest Estates Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Water & Sewer
  • Electoral Area D

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 Regional Composting Feasibility Study_July 2013 All Areas Download
2013 SLRD Integrated Sustainability Plan All Areas Download
2013 Fire Services Review Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D 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
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

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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

There are currently no upcoming meetings posted.

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