Development Services

Development Services are provided by the department of Community Sustainability.

Manager of Community Sustainability Aaron Rodgers
Planner Peter Thicke
Building Inspector Nicholas Henderson

New Building Bylaw - Open House

Building Bylaw Open House - March 27th, 2019 from 4-6 in Council Chambers
Click to learn more about the proposed Changes to the Building Bylaw including:

  • Application Process
  • Inspection Requests
  • Permit Fees and Deposits
  • Step Code

Building Inspection

The District of Tofino and the District of Ucluelet share a building inspector. Building Inspetion services are provided in Tofino on:

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Friday

We require at least 24 hours notice to book an appointment with the Building Inspector.
To schedule an inspection, please contact :

Nicholas Henderson
(T) 250-725-3229 (702)
(C) 250-726-6349

Bylaws and Specifications

Visit our Online Bylaws or contact us to request full copies of the following:

  • Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaw (see more about the OCP)
  • Zoning Bylaw
  • Building Bylaw
  • Subdivision and Development Bylaw
  • Development Cost Charge Bylaw
  • Development Cost Charge Technical Report
  • Sign Control Bylaw

Permits, Applications and Licences

Click Here for information about Building Permits, Sign Permits, Development Applications, etc.

Maps and GIS

Click Here for Zoning and Civic Address maps, and access to the District of Tofino Public GIS Portal.

Community Projects

Additional Information & Reports

Contact Us

Community Sustainability
Municipal Office
(T) 250-725-3229
(F) 250-725-3775