Juan de Fuca Community Planning

The Juan de Fuca Community Planning office provides land use planning services for the Juan de Fuca (JdF) Electoral Area. Key functions include the review and administration of:

  • Official community plans
  • Land use and zoning bylaws
  • Development applications

Staff offer support to local Advisory Planning Commissions, Boards of Variance, the Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee and the Electoral Area Director.

Hot Topics

Zoning Amendment Application RZ000280 - Lot A, Sect. 74, Renfrew Dist. , Plan VIP71883 (11237 West Coast Road) and That Part of Sect. 74, Renfrew Dist.

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered a request to amend Bylaw No. 2040 to rezone the subject properties from the Forestry (AF) zone to the Rural Commercial Recreation (Campground) (CR-2) zone with amendments for the purpose of permitting 39 cabins; 84 campsites; staff accommodation; office and reception space combined with a convenience store and a caretaker dwelling unit; assembly uses; and accessory and utility buildings (Bylaw No. 4518) at its meeting of January 17, 2023.

At that meeting the LUC recommended that the proposal be referred to agencies and to the Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission.

The Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission considered the proposal at its meeting of February 7, 2023.

Should you have any questions or for further information, please email Juan de Fuca Community Planning or call 250.642.8100.

Zoning Amendment Application RZ000281 – Strata Lot A (3692 Waters Edge Drive) and Strata Lot B (12051 West Coast Road), Section 2, Renfrew District, Strata Plan VIS6939

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered a request to amend Bylaw No. 2040 to rezone the subject property from the Rural Residential 2A (RR-2A) zone to the Rural Residential 1 (RR-1) zone for the purposes of dissolving the strata and subdivision (Bylaw No. 4519) at its meeting of October 18, 2022.

At that meeting the LUC recommended that the proposal be referred to agencies and to the Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission.

The Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission considered the proposal at its meeting of November 15, 2022.

The LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4519 be given first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of January 17, 2023.

The CRD Board gave Bylaw No. 4519 first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of February 8, 2023.

A public hearing was held on March 7, 2023.

The CRD Board gave Bylaw No. 4519 third reading and adoption at its meeting of April 12, 2023

Should you have any questions or for further information, please email Juan de Fuca Community Planning or call 250.642.8100.

Zoning Amendment Application RZ000279 - Strata Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Section 85, Sooke District, Strata Plan EPS1027 (476, 478, 480 & 482 Becher Bay Road)

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered a request to amend Bylaw No. 2040 to rezone the subject property from Rural Zone – A (Rural A) to the Rural Residential 6A Zone (RR-6A) for the purposes of dissolving the strata and facilitating subdivision to create the equivalent number of parcels (Bylaw No. 4505) at its meeting of September 20, 2022.

At that meeting the LUC recommended that the proposal be referred to agencies and to the East Sooke Advisory Planning Commission.

The East Sooke Advisory Planning Commission considered the proposal at its meeting of November 7, 2022.

The LUC recommended that Bylaw No. 4505 be given first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of February 21, 2023

The CRD Board gave Bylaw No. 4505 first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of March 8, 2023.

A public hearing was held March 27, 2023.

The CRD Board gave Bylaw No. 4505 third reading at its meeting of May 10, 2023.

Should you have any questions or for further information, please email Juan de Fuca Community Planning or call 250.642.8100.

Radio Communication & Broadcasting Antenna System Application LP000034 - Lot 2, District Lots 143 and 200, and Section 154, Sooke District, Plan 42290 (6246 Gordon Road)

An application has been received for a 49 m radio communications tower with antenna system at 6246 Gordon Road.

The initial public comment period closed at 9 am on October 14, 2022. 

Copies of the comments received were forwarded to the applicant for a response.

The application and applicant responses were considered by the Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) for recommendation to the CRD Board at its meeting of January 17, 2023.  At that meeting, the LUC recommended that a statement of non-concurrence be provided for the proposed 49 m radio communications tower with antenna system. 

The CRD Board referred the proposal back to the LUC to allow the applicant opportunity to provide more clarity on the application at its meeting of February 8, 2023

Should you have any questions, please email Juan de Fuca Community Planning or call 250.642.8100.

Contacts

Mailing Address:
Juan de Fuca Community Planning
#3 - 7450 Butler Road
Sooke, BC V9Z 1N1

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

Tel: 250.642.8100
Fax: 250.642.5274
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