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Access to Transit (2007)

The Access to Transit report identifies design issues that currently impede accessibility between the conventional public transit and handyDART systems and the built environment.

Active Transportation Plan (Jun. 2018)

The Active Transportation Plan will guide Saanich’s investments in active transportation over the next 30 years.

Adaptable Housing Strategy

Adaptable Housing requirements are modest improvements to accessibility and adaptability in residential buildings that make it easier for people to "remain in place" as they age, and experience illness or injury.

Agriculture and Food Security Strategy (2018)

The purpose of the Agriculture and Food Security Plan (AFSP) is to provide the District with a coordinated approach for supporting agriculture and improving food security in Saanich over the next 10 to 15 years.

Arts and Culture Strategy (2009)

The Arts and Culture Strategy has been a process of community consultation and decision-making that has identified cultural resources and facilitated strategic thinking to determine how these resources can help a community achieve its goals.

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BC Transit - Transit Future Plan

The Victoria Region Transit Future Plan provides a vision for improving the region’s transit network over the next 25 years.

Bowker Creek Initiative

The Bowker Creek Urban Watershed Renewal Initiative (BCI) is a unique multi-jurisdictional effort to improve the health of a highly urbanized watershed.

Burnside - Tillicum Action Plan (2005)

The Tillicum - Burnside Action Plan addresses land use and streetscape issues in the Tillicum Road and Burnside Road corridors.

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Climate Action Plan (2010)

The Climate Action Plan provides a foundation to further develop real action in the community and to prepare for the changes that global warming presents.

Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2011)

The Climate Change Adaptation Plan identifies climate change impacts in our community and the actions we can take to be ready for those changes.

Climate Plan Backgrounder Series (Nov. 2018)

This Climate Plan Backgrounder provides general information about climate change and an overview of the project to update our climate plan.

Comprehensive Arts Policy (2002)

The Comprehensive Arts Policy commits to the future. It seeks to invest in the community and professional arts, both

locally and regionally, and to make Saanich a place rich in the arts.

Cordova Bay Streetscape Action Plan (2000)

The Cordova Bay Streetscape Plan was developed for Cordova Bay Road (Gloria Place to Fowler Road) to moderate the speed of traffic through the village, improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists, and enhance the streetscape and beach accesses.

Craigflower Watershed Management Plan (1998)

The Craigflower Watershed Management Plan was developed to protect important components of the watershed.

CRD - Cycling Destination Wayfinding Guidelines (2014)

The Cycling Destination Wayfinding Guidelines were produced to assist municipalities within the Capital Regional District to prepare wayfinding signage plans for cyclists.

CRD - Regional Transportation Plan (2014)

The Capital Regional District (CRD) developed a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) in response to Planning, Transportation and Protective Services Committee and CRD Board direction to investigate the establishment of a Regional Transportation Service

CRD - Origin Destination Survey Report (2017)

A report of the Origin Destination Survey conducted by the Capital Regional District (CRD) in 2017. The survey profiles residents' travel behaviour.

CRD - Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (2011)

The CRD Regional Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (PCMP) describes a strategic approach for achieving a significant shift in transportation throughout the region. The PCMP identifies guidelines, policies, and standards for providing universal pedestrian accessibility, bicycle and pedestrian trip enhancement facilities such as bicycle parking and integration with transit.

Cuthbert Holmes Master Plan (2015)

The Cuthbert Holmes Master Plan [PDF - 12 MB] addresses issues in natural areas management, trails, recreation and safety. It identifies the need for improvements to existing infrastructure, recreational activities and wayfinding issues.

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Development Permit Guidelines (2008)

The Development Permit Guidelines [PDF - 8 MB] lays out development permit area objectives and covers the means of protecting the natural environment.

Durrell Creek Watershed Management Plan (2000)

The Durrell Creek Watershed Management Plan encompasses a wide variety of interests within the Durrell Creek catchment

lands including agriculture, fish and wildlife habitat, ecology, recreation and existing land uses.

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Early Childhood Development Strategy (2012)

The Early Childhood Development Strategy identifies goals to support early childhood development in Saanich, and what initiatives would best achieve these goals.

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Garden Suite Guidelines (DRAFT, 2019)

The DRAFT Garden Suite Guidelines establish objectives for the form and character of intensive residential

development and facilitate the thoughtful integration of garden suites into established residential
neighbourhoods in a way that enhances livability and minimizes impacts on neighbouring properties.

Global Age Friendly Cities Plan (2008)

The Global Age Friendly Cities Plan [PDF - 951 KB] recognizes that older people face increasing challenges and has includes over 60 recommendations developeed to ensure the future of Saanich is age-friendly.

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Haro Woods Park Management Plan (2018)

The Haro Woods Park Management Plan establishes the park’s guiding vision, and natural areas management and recreation strategy.

Healthy Saanich Community Workshop Report (2013)

The Healthy Saanich Community Workshop Report [PDF - 22 MB] captures the outcomes of discussions of over 100 Saanich citizens on issues that affect the community. 

Heritage Management Plan (2007)

The Saanich Heritage Management Plan [PDF - 2 MB] provides the policies and procedures that direct the future management of our heritage resources.

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an approach to pest management that employs a
combination of techniques to keep pest numbers low enough to prevent intolerable damage or
annoyance.

Invasive Species Management Strategy (2013)

The Invasive Species Management Strategy (ISMS) addresses invasive species management on public and private land, roles and responsibilities, priorities, actions, community stewardship, partnerships, and resources.

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Local Area Plans

Local area plans form part of the Official Community Plan and provide a policy framework for Council by addressing issues such as land use, transportation, environment, urban design, housing, economic development, parks, climate change, and community amenities.

Lochside Drive Action Plan (2003)

The Lochside Drive Action Plan addresses a number of tasks intended to solidify and reinforce the concept of Lochside Drive as a portion of the Regional Trail system.

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Official Community Plan

The Official Community Plan (OCP) is the District's primary guide for growth and change within our municipality.  In concert with other plans and policies, the OCP provides a flexible framework to advance initiatives toward ensuring that Saanich is a livable sustainable community.

Older Adult Strategy

The Older Adult Strategy is designed to respond to and anticipate the diverse needs of this changing demographic. With specific improvements planned for programs, parks and facilities we envision Saanich as a community where all adults can engage in meaningful social, cultural and recreational experiences.

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Panama Flats Concept Plan (Draft, 2014)

The Draft Panama Flats Concept Plan is intended to establish a basic framework for future long term uses within the study area.

Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan (2013)

The Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan guides decision-making for Saanich Parks and Recreation.

Population projections trends and capacity buildout analysis

The Population projections trends and capacity buildout analysis provides population projections and a contextual analysis for Saanich in relation to the region. The study provides an overview of commercial, industrial, residential and recreational land uses, and looks at economic sectors, and more specifically at Centers and Villages to provide projections based on a most likely scenario.

Prospect Lake - Tod Creek Action Plan

The Prospect Lake - Tod Creek Action Plan provides goals, objectives and strategies for land use within the watershed to protect and restore water quality.

Public Process Handbook

The Public Process Handbook will provide you with information about how the District engages its citizens and other stakeholder groups.

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Quadra Corridor Action Area Plan (1996)

Action area plans provide an opportunity to develop policies and guidlines that recoginze and respond to issues and options for a specific neighbourhood and individual sites.

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Saanich Heritage Register (2008)

The Saanich Heritage Register describes sites, passed by Resolution of Saanich Council, determined to have community heritage value.

Saanich Police Strategic Plan 2018-2022

Saanich Police's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.

Safe Routes to School Plans

Safe Routes to School is a school travel planning process which brings together members of the school community – parents, teachers, staff, students, etc – along with external stakeholders to identify barriers to active travel while working together to implement solutions.

Shelbourne Valley Action Plan (2017)

The Shelbourne Valley Action Plan [PDF - 17 MB] is a comprehensive 30 year vision and implementation plan for the Shelbourne Valley. The primary focus is to deliver land use and mobility enhancements. 

Short Street Action Plan

Action area plans provide an opportunity to develop policies and guidlines that recoginze and respond to issues and options for a specific neighbourhood and individual sites. 

South Wilkinson Valley Action Plan

Action area plans [PDF - 5 MB] provide an opportunity to develop policies and guidlines that recoginze and respond to issues and options for a specific neighbourhood and individual sites. 

Strategic Facilities Master Plan

The Strategic Facilities Master Plan looks at the strategic management of the District's publicly owned assets over the next twenty years with the goal of maintaining and improving services that residents rely on. 

Swan Lake Action Area Plan

Action area plans provide an opportunity to develop policies and guidlines that recoginze and respond to issues and options for a specific neighbourhood and individual sites. 

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Tillicum - Burnside Action Plan

The Tillicum - Burnside Action Plan addresses land use and streetscape issues in the Tillicum Road and Burnside Road corridors.

Tod Creek Flats Integrated Management Plan (2008)

The goal of the Tod Creek Flats Integrated Management Plan is to optimize values and land uses in the Tod Flats area.

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Uptown-Douglas Corridor Plan (Draft, 2019)

The Draft Uptown-Douglas Corridor Plan has been developed to guide change in the Uptown-Douglas Corridor (UDC) over the next 30 years.

Urban Forest Strategy (2010)

The Urban Forest Strategy provides a long–term plan for achieving a sustainable urban forest in Saanich.

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West Saanich Road Streetscape Action Plan (2005)

Action area plans provide an opportunity to develop policies and guidlines that recoginze and respond to issues and options for a specific neighbourhood and individual sites. 

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Youth Development Strategy

Read about Saanich’s vision and role in developing a healthy community for youth in our Youth Development Strategy.

 

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