Under bylaw, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) is responsible for emergency planning for the Alberni Valley which includes the following:
City of Port Alberni
Electoral Area "B" (Beaufort)
Electoral Area "D" (Sproat Lake)
Electoral Area "E" (Beaver Creek); and
Electoral Area "F" (Cherry Creek)
Under the British Columbia Emergency Program Act, the ACRD is also responsible for emergency planning for Electoral Area "A" (Bamfield) and Electoral Area "C" (Long Beach). The Districts of Tofino and Ucluelet are responsible for their own emergency planning.