Bylaw enforcement FAQ

Questions

  1. I have a concern with vehicles parking on the street, boulevard, or municipal road allowance.
  2. I have a concern with a vehicle leaking oil or other fluid on a municipal street.
  3. I have a concern with a person dumping paint or other chemical into a Saanich storm drain.
  4. I have seen dumping of household refuse in a street litter bin, observed loose material being deposited on the street, or objects such as rocks or other items being placed on the street, boulevard, or road allowance.
  5. I have a concern regarding items being sold on a municipal street; such as flowers, sea food or other products.
  6. I have a concern regarding sight line issues causing a visual obstruction to vehicle or pedestrian traffic or observed damage to a pedestrian sidewalk, street or other infrastructure.
  7. I have a concern with snow or ice remaining on a sidewalk fronting a specific property.
  8. I have a concern regarding commercial vehicles not complying with the Truck Route Bylaw, or commercial vehicles parking overnight on a municipal street.
  9. I have a concern regarding general noise from a residence or commercial business, such as occupants having noisy parties, construction noise, or noise which is disturbing the peace, rest and enjoyment of the neighbourhood.
  10. I have a concern regarding a possible home business license or noise being caused by the home business.
  11. I have a question or concern regarding noise from a barking dog or other type of animal.
  12. I have a question or concern regarding late night or early morning noise caused by Public Works crews or saanich contractors working on a municipal Street or road allowance.
  13. I have a concern regarding noise from an aircraft or related matter.
  14. I have a question or concern regarding noise from a boat or other watercraft operating on Beaver, Elk or Prospect Lake.
  15. I have a question or concern regarding open air burning of garden, construction, or other waste on a property.
  16. I have a question or concern regarding smoke opacity or odor from a domestic wood burning appliance in a residential dwelling.
  17. I have a question or concern regarding igniting or maintaining a beach fire.
  18. I have a question or concern regarding dogs running at large in a park or beach area.
  19. I have a question or concern regarding a person/persons conducting a boot camp or other fitness business in a Saanich park.
  20. I have a question or concern regarding food or other commodities being sold in a park.
  21. I have a question or concern regarding non-park users parking in Layritz Park attending Camosun College or other location.
  22. I have a question or concern regarding non-park users parking in any other Saanich Park.
  23. I have a question or concern regarding a vehicle advertising for a business, advertised for sale, or appears to be abandoned in a park.
  24. I have a a question or concern regarding a tree being removed from private property.
  25. I have a question or concern regarding a tree on public land.

Answers

  1. I have a concern with vehicles parking on the street, boulevard, or municipal road allowance.

    Please contact the Parking Enforcement Officer via the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321

  2. I have a concern with a vehicle leaking oil or other fluid on a municipal street.

    Please contact the Parking Enforcement Officer via the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  3. I have a concern with a person dumping paint or other chemical into a Saanich storm drain.

    Please contact Saanich Bylaw Enforcement at 250-475-5456 to investigate and we will contact Public Works to handle clean-up.

  4. I have seen dumping of household refuse in a street litter bin, observed loose material being deposited on the street, or objects such as rocks or other items being placed on the street, boulevard, or road allowance.

    Please contact Saanich Bylaw Enforcement at 250-475-5456.

  5. I have a concern regarding items being sold on a municipal street; such as flowers, sea food or other products.

    Please contact Saanich Business License at 250-475-5401.

  6. I have a concern regarding sight line issues causing a visual obstruction to vehicle or pedestrian traffic or observed damage to a pedestrian sidewalk, street or other infrastructure.

    Please contact the Saanich Engineering Department, Public Works general enquiries at 250-475-5599.

  7. I have a concern with snow or ice remaining on a sidewalk fronting a specific property.

    Please contact Saanich Bylaw Enforcement at 250-475-5456.

  8. I have a concern regarding commercial vehicles not complying with the Truck Route Bylaw, or commercial vehicles parking overnight on a municipal street.

    Please contact the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321. 

  9. I have a concern regarding general noise from a residence or commercial business, such as occupants having noisy parties, construction noise, or noise which is disturbing the peace, rest and enjoyment of the neighbourhood.

    If the noise is occurring during evening or weekend hours please contact the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321, or if the noise is occurring Monday-Friday during normal working hours please contact Bylaw Enforcement at 250-475-5456.

  10. I have a concern regarding a possible home business license or noise being caused by the home business.

    Please contact Saanich Business License at 250-475-5401.

  11. I have a question or concern regarding noise from a barking dog or other type of animal.

    Please contact the Saanich Pound via the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  12. I have a question or concern regarding late night or early morning noise caused by Public Works crews or saanich contractors working on a municipal Street or road allowance.

    Please contact Saanich Public Works at 250-475-5599.

  13. I have a concern regarding noise from an aircraft or related matter.

    Please contact Transport Canada at 604-666-3518, and ask for civil aviation.

  14. I have a question or concern regarding noise from a boat or other watercraft operating on Beaver, Elk or Prospect Lake.

    Please contact the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  15. I have a question or concern regarding open air burning of garden, construction, or other waste on a property.

    Please contact the Saanich Fire Department non-emergency number at 250-475-6111.

  16. I have a question or concern regarding smoke opacity or odor from a domestic wood burning appliance in a residential dwelling.

    Please contact the Saanich Fire Department non-emergency number at 250-475-6111.

  17. I have a question or concern regarding igniting or maintaining a beach fire.

    Please contact the Saanich Fire Department non-emergency number at 250-475-6111.

  18. I have a question or concern regarding dogs running at large in a park or beach area.

    Please contact the Saanich Pound via the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  19. I have a question or concern regarding a person/persons conducting a boot camp or other fitness business in a Saanich park.

    Please contact Saanich Parks Business License at 250-475-5522.

  20. I have a question or concern regarding food or other commodities being sold in a park.

    Please contact Saanich Parks at 250-475-5522.

  21. I have a question or concern regarding non-park users parking in Layritz Park attending Camosun College or other location.

    Please contact the Parking Enforcement Officer via the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  22. I have a question or concern regarding non-park users parking in any other Saanich Park.

    Please contact the Saanich Parks Department at 250-475-5522.

  23. I have a question or concern regarding a vehicle advertising for a business, advertised for sale, or appears to be abandoned in a park.

    Please contact the Saanich Police non-emergency number at 250-475-4321.

  24. I have a a question or concern regarding a tree being removed from private property.

    Please contact Saanich Parks at 250-475-5522.

  25. I have a question or concern regarding a tree on public land.

    Please contact Saanich Parks at 250-475-5522.