Members sought for Land Use and Development Committee

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 – The District of Sooke is seeking members to sit on the Land Use and Development Committee, whose purpose is to provide recommendations to Council regarding land use policies and development procedures.

A focus for the Committee is given to the implementation of statutory plans/local area plans/master plans, housing policy, sustainable development practices, environmental policy, harbour improvement, farmland protection, and maintaining compatibility of building bylaw regulations and the zoning bylaw.

Topics for the Committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Secondary Suites
  • Town Centre Development
  • Shoreline-Waterway Interface
  • Development Incentives
  • Subdivision and Development Standards
  • Sub-Regional Land Use Planning
  • Agricultural Land Reserve Parcels
  • Official Community Plan Analytics

Committee meetings will take place approximately once per month on a regularly scheduled basis, as established by the membership. The term of the initial appointment to the Land Use and Development Committee is one (1) year.

Sooke residents or business owners interested in serving on the Committee are invited to submit their application to the District of Sooke for consideration by Tuesday, February 2 at NOON.

For more information on the Committee, please visit the Committee web page.

Completed applications can be submitted no later than Tuesday, february 2 at NOON:

By mail:   Corporate Services
District of Sooke
2205 Otter Point Road
Sooke, BC V9Z 1J2


By email:

For more information on District of Sooke Council Committees, please contact Corporate Services at, or 250.642.1634.