Obtaining a Form

Development Application Forms

Appeal to the Boards of Variance Application Forms

  • Bylaw No. 3376 (Schedule 2, Malahat, Willis Point)
  • Bylaw No. 3839 (Schedule 2, East Sooke, Otter Point, Shirley, Jordan River, Port Renfrew, Rural Resource Lands)

If you wish to receive a copy of a form by mail, please contact Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Planning Services.
Tel: 250.642.1500

What to include with your application

  • current certificate of title and copies of all easements, covenants and other encumbrances
  • the required fee
  • a map of the site, drawn at a scale of either 1:2,000 or 1:5,000; the map must show:
    • contours of the site where the development will occur
    • proposed building site(s)
    • distances between buildings and property lines
    • aggress and egress points
    • any proposed landscape plans, parking areas or open space areas
    • location of environmentally sensitive areas, steep banks, water courses, easements or statutory right-of-ways
    • location of development permit areas
    • reports from engineers or qualified environmental professionals, as appropriate

Fee Structure for Applications

Type of Application Application Fee Fee per Additional Parcel * Advertising Deposit **
OCP Amendment $1,900 $400 $800
Rezoning Application $1,900 $400 $800
OCP Amendment & Rezoning Application $1,900 $400 $1,000
Development Variance Permit $550 $250 $500**
Development Permit $550 $250 $500**
Development Permit with Variance(s) $750 $250 $500**
Temporary Use Permit (Industrial or Commercial) $500 $250 $500**
Building Conversion Strata Applications $400 $300  
Subdivision Applications $500 $300  
Appeal to the Boards of Variance Applications  $300    

* Fee per proposed or current parcel of land or portion thereof included in the application
** When an application or a permit requires advertising

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