Public Participation

The district values input from its citizens. below, please find current and recent opportunities to provide your input. Comments can also be received, at any time, through info@sooke.ca.


Tree Management Bylaw (Coming soon!)

  • Starting Monday, November 2, 2020, at noon the public is invited to provide input to inform the development of a tree management bylaw. The survey will close at midnight on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. 

OCP Review Virtual Ideas Fair – Community Visioning Survey (current)


‘New” Building Bylaw Survey (closed)

  • This Survey is now closed.
  • Please visit our Building Safety page for more information about changes to the Building Bylaw.

2021-2025 Five Year Financial Plan Survey (closed)

  • This SURVEY is now closed. 
  • this interactive survey provided residents with the opportunity to learn about District departments and operations, see how your tax dollars are distributed, and design their ideal budget. 
  • The information collected from the online survey is being consolidated into a report and will be presented at a Special Council meeting in October, to assist in the development of the draft 2021 budget.
  • Please visit the Financial Plan page of the website to learn more about the budget process and complete the survey. If you have any question please email info@sooke.ca 

Housing Needs Survey (closed)

  • This year, the District of Sooke has collected information for the first Sooke Housing Needs Report through a Housing Needs Survey. The results of this survey can be found here.
  • Thank you to everyone that participated in the survey.

Parks and Trails Master Plan Survey & Transportation Master Plan Survey (closed)

  • Thank you to everyone that participated in the survey for each master plan.
  • Here are the survey results The next round of public engagement will occur when a draft report is ready to bring forward the recommendations in late summer 2019