Legislative & Protective Services

Legislative Services

This division is responsible for:

Inspection Services

  • Performs building and plumbing inspections.
  • Helps respond to zoning inquiries.
  • Issues and helps the public with various construction permits.

Real Estate Services

  • Provides real estate and appraisal services to Council and departments.
  • Buys and sells property on Saanich’s behalf.
  • Manages all leased or rented properties owned by Saanich.
  • Negotiates the acquisition of rights-of-way.
  • Manages third party inquiries regarding property acquisition or disposition from Saanich in accordace with Council's Real Property Disposition Policy.

Risk Services

  • Protects Saanich’s assets, employees, volunteers and citizens from loss, damage or injury.
  • Promotes policies and procedures designed to prevent incidents from occurring and reduce the effects of incidents.

Building, Bylaw, Licensing

  • Bylaw staff respond to bylaw complaints and work with residents to avoid infractions.
  • Issues and updates business licenses.