The Resort Municipality of Whistler is currently studying a potential new well supply source located along the Valley Trail (between Rainbow Park and Lorimer Road). Read more.
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is Whistler’s local government led by an elected council and administered by an executive team and staff on behalf of 9,824 residents and two million annual visitors.
Click here for more information on the RMOW and Whistler.
The RMOW manages:
- Municipal planning and development
- Park and village operations
- Sports facilities and recreation programs
- Public utilities and environmental services
- Bylaws and enforcement
- Fire rescue
- Fiscal planning and financial services
- Legislative services
- Human resources
- Administration of the Whistler2020 Comprehensive Sustainability Plan and Whistler’s Official Community Plan.
Additionally, there are municipally-owned subsidiaries and authorities that provide services to the RMOW and to the public on the RMOW's behalf.
The RMOW is renowned for its innovation in the area of sustainability planning. Click here to view our awards . The RMOW led the award-winning Whistler2020 Comprehensive Sustainability Plan in collaboration with the community. Whistler2020 is the community’s plan for continued success to the year 2020 – and an ambitious step on a longer journey towards the community’s shared vision:
To be the premier mountain resort community as we move toward sustainability.
During February and March 2010, Whistler was the proud Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. For Whistler, the benefits of the 2010 Winter Games will last a lifetime. Whistler residents and visitors have been left with more than 20 tangible legacies, such as Olympic-quality sports facilities , Whistler Olympic Plaza , the Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood and much more. The Games have been a catalyst to propel Whistler towards its vision.