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


Patricia Heintzman
Patricia Heintzman
Phone: (604) 815-5030
Cell: (604) 815-7874
Photo of Doug Race
Doug Race
Phone: (604) 898-1511
Karen Elliott
First Alternate Director
Phone: (604) 892-5217
Cell: (604) 848-4976
Susan Chapelle
Second Alternate Director
Phone: (604) 892-5217
Cell: (604) 815-1462
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: Special Interest
Category: Service Clubs
Category: Agriculture
Category: Youth
Category: Special Interest

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.


Emergency Notice
May 18, 2018 - Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below from the Coastal Fire Centre was issued on Thursday, May 17 and impacts all public and private land... Read more
Other Notice
May 17, 2018 - The BC Ministry of Agriculture and its partners conducted an Agricultural Land Use Inventory (ALUI) for the District of Squamish and Squamish-Lillooet... Read more
Other Notice
May 17, 2018 - In April 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) and Bill C-46 (the Act to amend the Criminal Code) with plans to make non-... Read more
Other Notice
May 14, 2018 - The SLRD Office will be closed on Monday, May 21 in recognition of Victoria Day. We will be back in the office for regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 22 from 8... Read more
Travel/Road Notices
May 4, 2018 - UPDATE: May 3, 2018 - In light of a weather front moving into the area next week, construction work planned for the Nairn Falls pullout has been postponed unti... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
May 24, 2018 Committee of the Whole Download
May 23, 2018 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District Download
May 23, 2018 SLRD Board Download
May 21, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Apr 18, 2018 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District 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
Cannabis Regulations Planning & Building
  • All Areas
Commercial Livestock Relocation Guide Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Emergency Program Annual Report 2016 Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) Review Planning & Building
  • District of Lillooet
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Village of Pemberton


Year Title Area Report
2010 Phase 1 Final Report - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 Phase 2 Reports - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 SLRD Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw No. 1062, 2008, Amendment Bylaw No. 1356-2014 District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2007 SLRD Solid Waste Management Plan Update_2007 All Areas 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
Jun 27, 2018 SLRD Board
Jun 27, 2018 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Jun 28, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Jul 2, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jul 25, 2018 SLRD Board
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