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, Travel/Road Notices, Weather Notices
Feb 22, 2018 - Note from the SLRD: The Snowfall Warning below was issued by Environment Canada and impacts SLRD Area D and the District of Squamish, and people travelling through... Read more
Other Notice
Feb 2, 2018 - The SLRD invites bids for its office expansion and renovations project, generally consisting of the following but not limited to: Site works including the... Read more
Service Interruption Notice
Nov 6, 2017 - The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District's office will be closed on Monday, November 13, in recognition of the statutory holiday Remembrance Day (Saturday, November... Read more
Other Notice
Nov 6, 2017 - The findings of a two-year study into the transit systems operating in the Sea to Sky Corridor have been released. The study aimed to develop and... Read more
Other Notice
Oct 26, 2017 - The SLRD is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the permanent, full-time position of Information Technology (IT) Specialist. This role, which... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Feb 19, 2018 Public Hearings
Feb 12, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jan 25, 2018 Committee of the Whole Download
Jan 24, 2018 SLRD Board Download
Jan 1, 2018 SLRD Office Closed

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Feb 20, 2018 RGS Amendment (Growth Management text amendments)


Name Type Communities
Administrative Building Expansion and Renovations Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Commercial Livestock Relocation Guide Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Emergency Program Annual Report 2016 Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Governance & Boundaries Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Let's Talk Trash! Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • All Areas
  • District of Squamish
  • 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
Jan 1, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 26, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 25, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 24, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 20, 2018 Committee of the Whole
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