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

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 

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