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Community Planning

Community Planning
Official Community Plan

Official Community Plan

The OCP is an expression of the fundamental values and goals of the community and establishes directions for achieving a collective vision for Saanich.

Development Permit Guidelines

Development Permit Guidelines

Areas requiring special consideration for the natural environment, hazardous conditions, commercial-industrial and multi-family development or the protection of farmland.

Legal Secondary Suites

Legal Secondary Suites

Information on regulations and permitted areas for secondary Suites in Saanich.

Secondary Suites North of McKenzie

Secondary Suite Study - North of McKenzie Avenue

The District of Saanich completed a study examining the potential legalization of secondary suites north of McKenzie Avenue on secondary suites. Visit the page to find out more.

Trends

Population Projections, Trend & Capacity Build-Out Analysis

Demographic projections and overview of economic trends and implications as they relate to Saanich and its Centres and Villages.

Backyard Chickens

Backyard Chickens

Chickens are now permitted in residential backyards in Saanich. Owners must register their flocks by following the links within.

See Also

Local Area Plans

Local Area Plans

Local Area Plans supplement the OCP by creating a local context and specific policies and guidelines which will help guide the future of individual neighbourhoods.

Action Plans

Saanich Action Plans

Action Plans are issue-driven, small area planning studies.

Last modified: October 21, 2014