Park Permit Application

We realize communicable disease protocols are changing. We may hold your permit request until communicable disease protocols move to a future step in the BC Restart Plan. 

Please read through the below and submit any relevant documents with your permit application request. The actual permit application form follows this information.

  • All must read and follow guidance provided by the Office of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) related to outdoor events.

    • Please note use of tents: An event held in a tent with one or more sides is an inside event. As such, must adhere to proof of vaccination protocols. An event held in a tent without any sides is an outside event.
  • All commercial activity permitees (e.g., bootcamp operator, contractor performing work), park home user groups and organized sports teams must complete and have available to its participants a communicable disease safety plan. Also required for this group and permit holders (as applicable) is:
    • proof of valid general liability insurance with the Corporation of the District of Saanich included as an additional insured
    • copy of a valid District of Saanich or inter-municipal business license
    • proof of valid WorkSafeBC coverage

Find out more about Saanich's response to communicable disease protocols.


Reserve space in one of our parks! Parks are still open to the general public, but you can have priority use for picnic tables, fields, etc., with a permit. Please note, we require at least five (5) business days notice to reserve a park (longer for special events and sporting activities).

Use this same permit request form to access a park or trail for access to private property, public utility or other works. Require site access plan and valid insurance for such access.

This collection of personal information is authorized under the Local Government Act, Community Charter and Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information will be used for processing this application. Questions can be directed to the District’s Privacy Officer at: 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria BC, V8X 2W7, t. 250‑475-1775, e.
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Any group reserving space in our parks with more than 100 participants, all commerical groups and organized sport groups require proof of general liablity insurance with the Corporation of the District of Saanich added as an additional insured.  

Costs do apply to reserve space.  Check out our park rental fees.

Provide any additional information to us at Make sure we know which permit your information is related too!