Official Community Plan

Sooke is planning for the future with a look at its Official Community Plan. (District of Sooke photo)

Sooke eyes new official community plan

‘The theme here is balance and trying to satisfy everybody’s wishes,’ says councillor

 

Coun. Niall Paltiel hopes his recent notice of motion will help improve regional planning (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Central Saanich pushes for more regional planning

Coun. Niall Paltiel said the stars have aligned with all three municipalities updating their OCP

 

A coalition of local groups wants the three Saanich Peninsula communities to develop a meta-Official Community Plan to help coordinate the management of shared natural features such as the shoreline. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Environmental coalition calls on Saanich Peninsula communities to develop coordinating vision

Saanich Peninsula Environmental Coalition (SPEC) to meet Feb. 20 to further agenda

 

The property at 1712 and 1780 Fairfield Rd. has been approved for development by the City of Victoria. Residents are upset about the decision since the proposed development is 2.5 storeys, where the Official Community Plan only allows two. (File contributed/City of Victoria)

Victoria neighbourhood takes City to court over variance approvals

Some members of the Gonzales neighbourhood are unhappy about a new development

The property at 1712 and 1780 Fairfield Rd. has been approved for development by the City of Victoria. Residents are upset about the decision since the proposed development is 2.5 storeys, where the Official Community Plan only allows two. (File contributed/City of Victoria)
Esquimalt’s new OCP includes plans for development at Head Street and Esquimalt Road. News files

New Official Community Plan to get first reading in Esquimalt

Several months delayed, draft bylaw addresses housing, growth, land use

Esquimalt’s new OCP includes plans for development at Head Street and Esquimalt Road. News files
According to the City of Colwood’s recently-released draft official community plan, the population is expected to grow to roughly 27,000 by 2038, with most of the density centred around Colwood Corners and the Seaside Village at Royal Bay.                                 (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Colwood braces for density in community plan

Colwood Corners, Seaside Village at Royal Bay expected to see most growth

According to the City of Colwood’s recently-released draft official community plan, the population is expected to grow to roughly 27,000 by 2038, with most of the density centred around Colwood Corners and the Seaside Village at Royal Bay.                                 (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)