District of Sechelt
Population: 10,847 (2021 Census)
Growth rate: 6.2% (2016 Census)
Dwellings: 5,128 (occupied private dwellings)
Area: 39 sq. Km.
Voting strength of elected officials: 6
The District of Sechelt includes the Village of Sechelt, Selma Park, Davis Bay, Wilson Creek, West Sechelt, East and West Porpoise Bay, Sandy Hook and Tuwanek.
There are several residential areas located throughout the region. In addition to a large shopping and services area and waterfront walkway, the Village of Sechelt is home to several art galleries and restaurants as well as the Provincial court house. The area includes a Golf Course, a long stretch of seafront walkway beach at Davis Bay, seaplane landings at Porpoise Bay and the Airport at Wilson Creek.
The District of Sechelt is home to several community and marine parks, provincial camping parks, hiking and mountain biking trails and a heritage forest.
Click here for the District of Sechelt Official Community Plan.
Director Darren Inkster
Darren Inkster, District of Sechelt councilor , was appointed to the Board in May, 2023.
Director Alton Toth
Alton Toth was appointed to the SCRD Board effective November 1, 2019. and re-appointed on November 10, 2022.
Toth was born and raised in Sechelt and is now raising his young family here.
After completing a construction electrical apprenticeship program in Vancouver, Alton moved back to Sechelt to enjoy a slower pace of life. He owns and operates the Sew Easy shop downtown. Alton’s volunteer work includes Scouts Canada and the Sechelt Downtown Business Association.