Squamish from the Chief, Squamish, BC
View from The Chief
Rock climbing on the Chief, Squamish BC
Chris Christie Climber: Mandoline Rose Masse-Clark
Stand Up Paddleboarding, Mamquam River, Squamish BC
Chris Christie: Stand Up Paddleboarder: Norman Hann
Squamish from the Chief, Squamish, BC
View from The Chief

District of Squamish

District of Squamish

Representatives

Photo of Doug Race
Doug Race
Director
Phone: (604) 898-1511
Karen Elliott
Director
Phone: (604) 815-5030
Jenna Stoner
First Alternate Director
Chris Pettingill
Second Alternate Director
Outside Agency/Other Appointments
  • Fraser Basin Council Board (P. Heintzman)
  • Lower Mainland Local Government Association - Flood Control (D. Race)

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Population: 19,950 including First Nations (2016 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: Youth
Category: Special Interest
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Agriculture
Category: Youth
Category: Special Interest

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

Notices

Other Notice
Mar 30, 2020 - The Provincial Government has issed an order under the Public Health Act prohibiting the gathering of groups in excess of 50 people.  The Province has... Read more
Other Notice
Mar 27, 2020 - The SLRD is nearing the second week of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and there is no indication that we will return to anything remotely considered to be “... Read more
Other Notice
Mar 27, 2020 - The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) understands that transfer stations and landfills provide important services to our communities and we are pleased to... Read more
Other Notice
Mar 26, 2020 - Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, to comply with the current recommendations and orders of the Provincial Medical Health... Read more
Mar 22, 2020 - It’s been a challenging and evolving week in our country, throughout the province and here at home in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District as we find ourselves... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Mar 19, 2020 Committee of the Whole
Mar 18, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Mar 18, 2020 SLRD Board Download
Feb 27, 2020 Committee of the Whole Download
Feb 26, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District Download

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Feb 28, 2018 RGS Amendment (Growth Management text amendments)

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Administrative Building Expansion and Renovations Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Alternative Approval Process (AAP) - SLRD Administrative Building Renovation Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1519-2017 Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Cannabis Regulations Planning & Building
  • All Areas
Commercial Livestock Relocation Guide Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Emergency Program Annual Report 2016 Emergency Management
  • All Areas

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2020 SLRD All-Hazards Emergency Response Plan All Areas 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
2018 Upper Squamish Flood Hazard Mapping and Risk Assessment District of Squamish, Electoral Area D Download
2017 2014/2015 Regional Growth Strategy 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
2017 Regional Growth Strategy - Population, Employment and Dwelling Units Projections District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, 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
2016 DRAFT SLRD Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan All Areas Download
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

Pages

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
Apr 10, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Apr 13, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Apr 22, 2020 SLRD Board
Apr 22, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Apr 23, 2020 Committee of the Whole
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