Dog Bylaw Enforcement on Reserve
Squamish Nation is committed to community health and safety. Our dog bylaw enforcement on reserve will focus on educating band members of responsible dog ownership, but will seize and impound dogs found running at large, unlicensed dogs, and dogs that have inflicted an unprovoked bite on a person or another animal. Fines will be imposed on the owner and unpaid fines will be taken out of the distribution if necessary.
- For Dog complaints call: Animal Control Officer – 604.889.3271
Drug and Alcohol Free Zones
In order to promote and support more family friendly environments on Reserve, Chiefs and Council approved a Council Order to designate certain areas of Reserves Drug and Alcohol free.
Effective immediately public intoxication or consumption of alcohol in the areas identified in the linked document and images below, is not permitted.
Please download and view the official notice here.
Capilano IR #5
- Zone 1 – Capilano River on both sides of the river between the bridges.
- Zone 2 – Xwmelch’sten (Capilano) Field and adjacent buildings, Lacrosse Box, Chief Joe Mathias Centre, and Capilano Little Ones School
- Zone 3 – the courtyard, parking lot and common areas of the Mission Townhouses between West 4th and West 5th.
- Zone 4 – the water front area around the Canoe Shed and Totem Hall.
Liquor Control and Licensing Act Enforcement:
Please be advised that the Liquor Control and Licensing Act is enforceable on Reserve and the Nation has requested the local police to enforce it and re-enforce community safety in these areas relating to any drug or alcohol use.
This Notice and Maps will be made available on the Squamish Nation website for reference. We are asking our community members to be vigilant and contact local police or the Integrated First Nations Policing Unit to report any use of drug or alcohol in these designated Zones.
The Nation will be installing signage in all these areas identifying them as drug and alcohol free.
Let’s all work together to make our communities safer and more livable. The action in this Notice is a step closer to that goal.