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Links to contact information for Mayor & Councillors.
Office of the Chief Administrator
Director of Recreation Services: Tim Hoskin, 604-898-6887 or via e-mail.
Director of Planning: Jonas Velaniskis, 604.815.5017 or via e-mail.
Director of Engineering: Chris Wyckham, 604-815-5021 or via e-mail.
Director of Operations: Bob Smith, 604-815-6871 or via e-mail.
The Planning department is responsible for the long-range planning that establishes and evolves the regulations, policies and strategies for building the community physically, socially and economically. The department also processes development applications and permits, rezoning and variances.
The Building department manages new building permits, renovation and tenant improvements, Board of Variance applications, new and renewed business licences, and sign permits.
Engineering and Operations is responsible for the utility infrastructure, facilities, parks, public works and environmental programs for the community. Services include maintenance of roads, bike paths and sidewalks, transit, water, sewer and solid waste utilities, infrastructure planning, capital projects, geographic information systems, cemetery services, fleet maintenance, park operations, and flood protection and dike maintenance.
Financial Services oversees the financial operation of the District of Squamish. The Department provides financial information and advice to Council, other District departments and information to the general public. The department also administers property taxes and utilities.
Financial Services includes:
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February 23, 2017
District of Squamish aims to combat ‘build first ask permission later’ mentality with new surcharge
Initiating work in Squamish without a permit now comes with a costly consequence.
February 17, 2017
Squamish Murals Project aims to bring colour and creativity to public spaces
Public spaces throughout Squamish will soon be transformed into permanent works of art thanks to a new public art project...