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


Karen Elliott
Karen Elliott
Phone: (604) 815-5030
Chris Pettingill
First Alternate Director
Jenna Stoner
Director (On Leave)
Phone: (604) 389-8504
Armand Hurford
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.


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.


Other Notice
Aug 4, 2021 - Notice of Temporary Change to Front Counter Services Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SLRD is currently providing limited front counter services at the SLRD... Read more
Jul 30, 2021 - The BC Wildfire Service Community Bulletins are shared here, as information becomes available. Coastal Wildfire News (newsletters from the Coastal Fire... Read more
Other Notice
Jul 2, 2021 - My initial intent this week was to share a message of gratitude for all of the people and agencies involved in the recent coordinated Pemberton Valley flood response... Read more
Emergency Notice
Jun 28, 2021 - Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British... Read more
Weather Notices
Jun 25, 2021 - Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for most areas of the province, including communities in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, with an... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Aug 2, 2021 SLRD Office Closed
Jul 28, 2021 SLRD Board Download Download
Jul 7, 2021 SLRD Board Download Download
Jul 1, 2021 SLRD Office Closed
Jun 24, 2021 Committee of the Whole Download Download

Permits / Applications

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


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


Year Title Area Report
2021 SLRD Community Risk Assessment All Areas Download
2021 Appendix 2 - Requirements for Rebrate Program from CRI FCFS Application Guide All Areas Download
2020 SLRD All-Hazards Emergency Response Plan All Areas Download
2020 SLRD Pandemic Response Plan All Areas Download
2020 SLRD Business Continuity Plan All Areas Download
2020 Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report All Areas Download
2020 Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report - Appendix H Results Tabulation All Areas Download
2020 Protective Services Annual Report: 2020 All Areas 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


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
Aug 25, 2021 SLRD Board
Sep 6, 2021 SLRD Office Closed
Sep 29, 2021 SLRD Board
Sep 29, 2021 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Sep 30, 2021 Committee of the Whole
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