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


Photo of Doug Race
Doug Race
Phone: (604) 898-1511
Karen Elliott
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.


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
Nov 20, 2020 - Yesterday we learned that the provincial orders previously placed on the Fraser and Vancouver Coastal health regions have been extended to the entire province and... Read more
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Nov 20, 2020 - The Province of British Columbia has extended the current Public Health Orders (PHO) that were originally set to expire on November 23. The PHOs will now be in... Read more
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Nov 13, 2020 - November can be a dreary month at the best of times. Grey skies, drizzling rain, dropping temperatures and the daily loss of an hour’s worth of daylight time can... Read more
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Nov 9, 2020 - On November 11, we recognize Remembrance Day. Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 throughout the British Commonwealth. It was originally called “Armistice... Read more
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Oct 30, 2020 - Like many of you, this week, I’ve been thinking a great deal about Peter Oleski and River Leo, about their families and their community. And today, we learned of... Read more

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Nov 26, 2020 Committee of the Whole Download
Nov 25, 2020 SLRD Board Download
Nov 11, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
Oct 29, 2020 Committee of the Whole Download
Oct 28, 2020 SLRD Board 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
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
Dec 7, 2020 SLRD Board
Dec 16, 2020 SLRD Board
Dec 16, 2020 Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District
Dec 17, 2020 Committee of the Whole
Dec 24, 2020 SLRD Office Closed
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