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 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.

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.

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 49m radio communications tower with antenna system at 6246 Gordon Road.

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

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

Following the close of the initial comment period, the application will be presented to the Land Use Committee (LUC) for the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area.

Additional opportunity to comment will be available when the application returns to the LUC.

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

Zoning Amendment Application RZ000278 - To Add Detached Accessory Suite as a Permitted Accessory Use in the Wildwood Terrace 4 (WT-4) Zone

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered the request to amend Bylaw No. 2040 to amend the Wildwood Terrace 4 (WT-4) zone to allow for either one secondary suite or one detached accessory suite (Bylaw No. 4496) at its meeting of July 19, 2022

At that meeting the LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4496 be referred to agencies and to the Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission.

The Shirley-Jordan River Advisory Planning Commission considered proposed Bylaw No. 4496 at is meeting of August 9, 2022.
 
The LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4496 be given first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of September 20, 2022.

The CRD Board supported the LUC's recommendation at its meeting of October 12, 2022.

A public hearing was held November 8, 2022.

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

Comprehensive Community Development Plan Amendment Application RZ000277 - Lot 1, Section 97, Renfrew District, Plan EPP24972; and part of Section 97, Renfrew District Shown Coloured Red on Plan 344R (17110 Parkinson Road)

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered the request to amend Bylaw No. 3109 to rezone the subject to rezone the subject properties from Community Residential – One (CR-1) to a new Multiple Family Residential (MR-1) zone in order to permit residential development in the form of single family dwellings, duplexes, townhomes, and apartment units (Bylaw No. 4477) at its meeting of February 15, 2022.

At that meeting the LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4477 be referred to agencies and to a Public Information Meeting. 

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

Zoning Amendment Application RZ000273 - Section 17, Otter District (3542 & 1-3542 Otter Point Road)

The Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee (LUC) considered the request to amend Bylaw No. 2040 to rezone an 8.5 ha portion of the subject property from the Industrial Sawmill (M-3) zone to a new Rural Industrial (M-RU) zone to permit a range of business, general industrial and associated retail uses (Bylaw No. 4423) at its meeting of July 20, 2021.

At that meeting the LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4423 be referred to agencies and to the Otter Point Advisory Planning Commission.

The Otter Point Advisory Planning Commission considered Bylaw No. 4423 at its meeting of August 11, 2021.

The LUC recommended that proposed Bylaw No. 4423, as amended in response to comments received, be given first and second reading and direction to proceed to public hearing at its meeting of September 20, 2022.

The CRD Board supported the LUC's recommendation at its meeting of October 12, 2022.

A public hearing was held November 8, 2022.

Should you have any questions or for further information, 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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