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News: North Saanich Reduces Property Tax Increase and Extends Payment Deadline in Response to Pandemic

In order to ease the financial burden on the community, the District has reduced the overall 2020 tax increase from 2.88% to 1.44% (1.65% for resident…

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News: District Approves 2020 Budget; Waives Utility Bill Late Fees

North Saanich Council has approved the 2020 Budget which reflects an average tax increase of 1.9% for business properties and 3.29% for residential pr…

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News: Livestreaming Council Meetings

Starting this Monday, we will be livestreaming North Saanich Council and Committee of the Whole meetings.

Upcoming meetings:Budget Committee Meetin…

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In response to the COVID-19 situation, the District has closed all its Municipal facilities to the public as of noon on Wednesday, March 18.

This i…

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News: Council Procedure Bylaw Amendment – Electronic Meetings

North Saanich Council intends to amend the District of North Saanich Council Procedure Bylaw to allow meetings of Council and Committees to be conduct…

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News: Six municipalities partner on child care analysis

The District of North Saanich has partnered with the municipalities of Sidney, Central Saanich, Saanich, Highlands and Oak Bay to develop a commu…

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News: Christmas Holiday Hours

The District of North Saanich Municipal Hall Offices, Public
Works Yard, Utilities Operations, and Fire Department will be closed for
regular business…

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News: Food Drive: Dec 14

Support your local food bank!

The North Saanich Volunteer Fire Department will be collecting donations of food, cash and toiletries for the Saanich…

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News: North Saanich Fire: Movember Winners!

Thank you North Saanich for supporting the North Saanich Volunteer Firefighters to win the Great Canadian Fire Challenge! The team raised more than $3…

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News: North Saanich Fire – Movember 2019

The North Saanich Fire Department is taking part in the Movember Great Canadian Fire Challenge, and is currently in first place, with over $32,000 in …

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News: Sandown Agricultural Lands – Update

On Monday, October 28, 2019, District of North Saanich Council made the decision to proceed to the proposals stage for two of the five expressions of …

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News: The Backpack Project

The Backpack Project will have a donation bin at the Municipal Hall from Nov 1 – Dec 20.

This annual local initiative provides backpacks full of n…

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News: Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission

The Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission (PAAC) is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in serving as member…

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News: Climate Action Recognition Program Award

Climate Action Recognition Program Award

The District is proud to report that the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Green Communities…

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News: Invasive Species Removal

Invasive Species Removal Work Party

Are you interested in North Saanich Parks? Join Friends of North Saanich Parks for invasive species removal wor…

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News: RFEI – Long Term Operator for Sandown Agricultural Lands

District of North Saanich Council has re-opened the Request for Expressions of Interest process to seek applications from interested parties to operat…

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News: 2018 Climate Action Revenue Incentive Report (CARIP)

Each year the District reports publicly on its plan and progress towards meeting its climate action goals, including progress towards carbon neutralit…

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News: 2018 Annual Report

Council has approved the 2018 Annual Report, which can be found on the Corporate Annual Reports page.

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News: Speed Limit Changes to Dean Park and Southeast Quadrant Areas

Speed limit changes have been completed in the Dean Park and Southeast Quadrant areas with new and replaced signs installed in April. These changes we…

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News: North Saanich Applications Denied by ALC– Library Facility at Panorama


For Immediate Release

April 25, 2019

The District of North Saanich was unsuccessful in its bid to secure approval from the …

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