Category Archives: Municipality

Saanich Housing Strategy Survey

A word about the housing strategy recommendations developed for Saanich by the Housing Strategy Task Force, and a chance to win some gift cards!

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Saannich Planning Department and Integrity: the sad case of 1544 Christmas Ave.

A Saanich resident who lives in the neighbourhood of 1544 Christmas Ave. is taking the Saanich Planning Department to task, and for good reason. From 2012 until 2017, Saanich-led planning efforts identified the subject property as a target for acquistion … Continue reading

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Housing Strategy Task Force: Final Report

The Saanich Housing Task Force has completed their report on HousingStrategy and direction for Saanich to expand housing options, increasehousing supply, and improve housing affordability. Recommendations in the report will outline strategies and associated actions for implementation over a 10-year … Continue reading

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Please be a Friend to Bowker Creek

The Friends of Bowker Creek Society is seeking your help and support. Can you imagine seeing spawning salmon – chinook and chum – plus trout swimming through our Saanich neighbourhood? This is part of their long term vision to restore … Continue reading

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Allenby Park Refresh for 2021

It’s a year out before shovels hit dirt, but Saanich is planning to replace the playground equipment and renew the sportcourt area at Allenby Park in 2021. Allenby Park lies east of Dean Ave, between Allenby St to the north … Continue reading

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Storm Water Management Concerns Prompt Survey

An application related to 1971 Ernest Ave to use a water retention system in lieu of a municipal storm water connection prompted the CCA to survey residents in that area. The CCA canvassed the neighbourhood to gain broader insight on … Continue reading

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Committee of the Whole Meetings

At Committee of the Whole meetings, residents have the opportunity to provide their comments to Council. You may speak up to five minutes on an agenda item. You may indicate your support or opposition to a Committee of the Whole … Continue reading

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Deadline Nov 6: Become a Volunteer on a Saanich Advisory Board or Committee

The District of Saanich is currently accepting applications from Saanich residents wishing to be involved in local government by sitting as a member of an Advisory Committee, Board or Foundation. Appointments effective 2021 are made by Saanich Council and are … Continue reading

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Abstract Virtual Open House re: 1661 Freeman Ave.

Abstract Developments will host a virtual open house on Oct. 27th at 7 pm to present their development proposal for the property at 1661 Freeman Ave. Information on this proposal and open house may be viewed here. To register to participate … Continue reading

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1899 TOWNLEY STREET

The rezoning, development variance permit and subdivision application for the property 1899 Townley Street will be addressed by Council on Monday, Sept. 28. Please see the meeting agenda here. Please review the report by the Planning Department here. The report … Continue reading

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