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Living in Saanich

About Saanich

Saanich news, project information, services and corporate documents.

Active Saanich

Read this section and pick up some quick tips on how to stay active and healthy.

Agricultire and Food Security

Agriculture and Food Security

Settlers of the late 1800s and early 1900s transformed the forested land of the Saanich Peninsula into one of the oldest agricultural settlements in British Columbia.

Saanich Bylaws and Policies

Review some of Saanich's most commonly used bylaws and policies.

Climate Change

Learn about how Saanich is fighting climate change and how you can take action.

Community Associations

Saanich residents have formed Community Associations in a number of neighbourhoods. Associations look at a variety of issues including land use.


Community Grants

Financial support to non-profit organizations and community associations for services, projects, or events that contribute toward the Saanich vision.

Community Planning

View Saanich's action plans, special studies, development permit guidelines, local area plans and the Official Community Plan.

Dogs in Saanich.

Dogs in Saanich

Read about B.C.'s dangerous dog law and information about dog licences in Saanich.


See the latest election results here.


Location and hours of operation for the four branches of the Greater Victoria Public Library in Saanich

Council Chambers Carving

Mayor and Council

View council minutes and agendas, biographies and contact information for Saanich Council, information on boards and advisory committees serving Saanich.

Natural Environment

Natural Environment

Learn about environmental stewardship, planning, sustainability, health and more.

Official Community Plan

The OCP is the policy document that Council uses to make decisions on matters like land use, growth management, design, environmental protection and more.

Saanich WiFi

Saanich WiFi is provided courtesy of the Municipality of Saanich. Use it at rec centres, the municipal hall, our works yard and Cedar Hill golf course.

School Districts in Saanich

There are two school districts which extend into the Municipality of Saanich: School District 61 and School District 63.

Tax information.

Tax Information

Learn about our pre-authorized payment plan, property taxes, and tax sales.

Last modified: April 27, 2015