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

Sep 18, 2020 - Fire! As forest fires rage in the Western US States, winds have brought smoke into BC causing some of the worst air quality, and thus threat to health, anywhere... Read more
Weather Notices
Sep 16, 2020 - Environment Canada has issued updated special weather statement and smoky skies bulletin for regions of BC, which are being impacted or are likely to be... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 15, 2020 - The SLRD Office at 1350 Aster Street is now open to the public for limited front counter services. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. There will be a closure... Read more
Sep 11, 2020 - Changes at the SLRD At the end of January, our CAO Lynda Flynn resigned from her role so she could be closer to her parents in another area. The Board started... Read more
Weather Notices
Sep 9, 2020 - Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement, and a smoky skies bulletin for the Howe Sound and Whistler/ Pemberton areas. The daily temperature is... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Sep 17, 2020 Committee of the Whole Download
Sep 16, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District Download
Sep 16, 2020 SLRD Board Download
Sep 7, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Aug 26, 2020 SLRD Board 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
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
2013 SLRD Integrated Sustainability Plan All Areas 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
2013 Regional Composting Feasibility Study_July 2013 All Areas Download
2012 SLRD Investment-Ready Community Profile - 2012 All Areas Download
2010 Phase 1 Final Report - Governance & Boundaries Project 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
Oct 12, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Oct 28, 2020 SLRD Board
Oct 29, 2020 Committee of the Whole
Nov 11, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Nov 25, 2020 SLRD Board
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