About Squamish Maps

About Squamish Maps

The District builds data layers, creates maps and develops new technology solutions using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Unlike traditional paper based maps, GIS ties the location of features to information rich databases, for more meaningful maps that enable spatial analysis. The District uses GIS to manage our infrastructure and plan for future development. What is GIS?

Terms and Conditions of Use

1. The applications and the information provided by the web site (maps.squamish.ca) are a public service provided by the District of Squamish.

 2. The maps, tools and information found here are supplied on an 'as is, where is' basis. The District of Squamish assumes no obligation or liability for the use of this website by any person and makes no representations or promises regarding its completeness or accuracy or its fitness for a particular purpose. The application represents a one-time capture of information and does not necessarily include the ongoing updates or corrections to the source databases.

3. All right, title and interest (including all copyright, patent, and other intellectual property rights) remain vested in the District at all times. The District’s original copyright and other proprietary notices must remain intact at all times.

4. The User now indemnifies the District of Squamish and its officials, employees and agents from and against all losses, claims, demands, actions, payments, expenses, costs, suits, and damages (including any damages that are direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential), whether or not caused by the negligence of the District, or its officials, employees or agents, which are incurred by the District and would not or could not have been incurred but for the User’s use of this web site or the User’s breach of these Terms of Use.

5. Where a conflict between the information on the Squamish Map Viewer web site and information contained in any other records of the District or documents that may be prepared by or delivered by the District, The District reserves the right to rely in all cases upon the record which it considers to be the most accurate and complete.

6. Failure of the User to comply with these Terms of Use will result in the automatic termination of the User's rights to access to this service.

7. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of British Columbia, Canada, and the User now irrevocably agrees that the courts of British Columbia will have exclusive jurisdiction over all matters relating to these Terms of Use. If any part of these Terms of Use are found to be unenforceable, then that part will be severed so that the remainder of these Terms of Use can continue to be enforceable.

Using the Map Viewer

SVU Tools Help

To access the online user help system look for the help icon or click on the help tab in the advanced tool bar of the viewer.  

Why Silverlight?

The Silverlight plugin enables you to interact with the Map Viewer tools and features.  Silverlight is fully integrated with other components of the viewer framework.  The plugin is not required for the stand alone Web Maps, which are developed using HTML5.