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

Public Hearing or Meeting
Feb 12, 2020 - The draft Squamish Valley Agricultural Plan will be shared, with an opportunity for public input, at an open house on February 20, 2020 in Squamish. The open... Read more
Other Notice
Feb 7, 2020 -   Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) has been authorized for the Squamish Lillooet Regional District in regards to the recent flooding across... Read more
Status Updates:
  • [February 10, 2020 5:06 PM] Deadline has been revised to May 4, 2020.
Travel/Road Notices
Jan 31, 2020 - UPDATE FEBRUARY 1, 2020 Duffey Lake Road has reopened after avalanche control. Please note there are several roads in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District... Read more
Weather Notices
Jan 30, 2020 - Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Howe Sound. Rain, at times heavy, is expected, with an intense low pressure system with subtropical... Read more
Emergency Notice, Weather Notices
Jan 30, 2020 - The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a high streamflow advisory for parts of the South Coast, including Howe Sound. An atmospheric river is expected to impact... Read more

Past Meetings

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

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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
Feb 27, 2020 Committee of the Whole Download
Mar 18, 2020 SLRD Board
Mar 18, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Mar 19, 2020 Committee of the Whole
Apr 10, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
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