Esquimalt's director of development services is retiring after 18 years as a township employee.
Bill Brown will take over from Barbara Snyder, who has been director since 1997, on Feb. 27. The director's duties have been newly expanded.
In addition to providing land use, zoning and development planning services, Brown will lead the development team in the planning of community tourism opportunities.
Brown is coming from Whistler, where he was the municipality's manager of community planning.