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: Special Interest
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Agriculture
Category: Youth
Category: Special Interest

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

Notices

Other Notice
Sep 12, 2019 - Did you know that you can save money and energy when you make upgrades to your home? Making energy-efficient upgrades to your home doesn't just help reduce... Read more
Other Notice
Aug 8, 2019 - A television production company will be filming in various areas near Squamish in the coming weeks. Location 1: Cheakamus Canyon Climbing Park Preparation:... Read more
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Jun 20, 2019 - Property tax notices issued during the month of May; Reminder that SLRD does not process property taxes. Owners of rural property in the SLRD receive their tax... Read more
Other Notice
May 28, 2019 - Effective at noon on Thursday, May 30, 2019, Category 2 open burns will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction to reduce wildfire risks and... Read more
Other Notice
Feb 7, 2019 - SLRD Short-Term Rentals Public Survey Check out the Current Project Page for further information!

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Sep 18, 2019 SLRD Board Download
Sep 2, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Aug 28, 2019 SLRD Board Download
Aug 5, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Jul 25, 2019 Committee of the Whole Download 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
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
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

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
Oct 14, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Oct 23, 2019 SLRD Board
Oct 23, 2019 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Oct 24, 2019 Committee of the Whole
Nov 11, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
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