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The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is situated in the heart of Vancouver Island with one of the most dramatic and majestic landscapes. The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is a federation consisting of member Municipalities; Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet, Treaty First Nations; Huu-ay-aht, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ, Uchucklesaht Tribe Government and Toquaht Nation and six electoral areas; "A" (Bamfield), "B" (Beaufort), "C" (Long Beach), "D" (Sproat Lake), "E" (Beaver Creek) and "F" (Cherry Creek). The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is within the traditional territory of ten First Nations.

Established in 1966, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District provides services to their member jurisdictions. As service providers, the Regional District provides three distinct roles:

  • Serves as local government to the six (unincorporated) electoral areas, responsible for providing basic local services such as community planning, water supply and fire protection
  • Serves as an inter-jurisdictional service body providing sub-regional services to different combinations of municipalities; electoral areas and First Nations
  • Responsible for providing important regional services and undertaking key activities on behalf of, the entire region.

ACRD Strategic Plan - 2021 - 2024

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Board of Directors adopted a Strategic Plan to unite the Board of Directors under a common vision for the region and to provide clear priorities and focus for staff. The Plan supports a more strategic approach to financial decisions and ensures resources are focused on the most important issues facing communities in the region and will facilitate increased collaboration and alignment with their partners.

ACRD Office Hours

The ACRD Office at 3008 Fifth Avenue is now open to the public from 8am-4:30pm Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Staff are also available via phone or email. Visit our District Staff List page for staff contacts.

For general inquiries contact:

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
3008 Fifth Avenue, Port Alberni, BC

250-720-2700 | mailbox@acrd.bc.ca

Zoning Bylaw Review

Stay up to date on the Zoning Bylaw Review project here.

HOUSING NEEDS REPORTS are available here.

The ACRD Housing Needs Report (HNR) project included the development of 10 separate HNRs for the six ACRD Electoral Areas (Bamfield, Beaufort, Long Beach, Sproat Lake, Beaver Creek, and Cherry Creek) and four Maa-nulth Treaty First Nations (Huu-ay-aht First Nations, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government, Uchucklesaht Tribe Government, and Toquaht Nation), sub-regional reports for the Alberni Valley and West Coast regions, and an overall ACRD summary report.

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