A to Z of Municipal Services

The District of Squamish offers many different services that cater to residents, businesses, visitors and developers. (Note, this is not an exhaustive list; a number of District functions provide internal support to external services. i.e. Human Resources, Fleet Services, Information Technology and others).

  • Active transportation planning
  • Airport
  • Animal control
  • Aquatic centre
  • Arena (ice)
  • Bylaw enforcement
  • Campground facilities
  • Capital construction projects
  • Cemetery
  • Communications
  • Community grants
  • Development services:
    • Building inspections
    • Business licences
    • Development permits/rezoning/subdivision etc.
    • Planning services
  • Economic development
  • Emergency planning and preparation
  • Engineering services
  • Environmental planning
  • Film and events management
  • Fire rescue
  • Flood protection
  • Garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste pickup
  • GIS and mapping
  • Infrastructure planning and replacement
  • Landfill
  • Legislative services – Council meetings, agendas, minutes, freedom of information, reception
  • Library
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • Planters and landscaping/beautification
  • Playing/sports fields
  • Police
  • Real estate and facilities management (District-owned land and leases)
  • Recreation amenities – tennis courts, skateboard parks, mountain bike skills park
  • Recreation facilities – Brennan Park, The 55 Activity Centre, Youth Centre
  • Recreation programming – children, youth, adults, seniors
  • Roads and drainage maintenance
  • Roads and drainage storm management
  • Sidewalks and sidewalk maintenance
  • Snow removal and ice control
  • SPCA
  • Trails and trail maintenance
  • Transit
  • Waste water collection and treatment (sewer and Waste Water Treatment Plant)
  • Water distribution