Have Your Say


We want to hear from you!

Interested in seeing engagement opportunities 'a year at a glance'? You can view our Engagement Road Map [PDF - 2.5 MB] here.

The engagement road map calendar (updated July 20, 2017) lists more details about current and future input opportunities. The calendar is updated frequently to ensure the community is aware of how and when we are seeking input.

To learn more about the Engagement Framework please click here.


Upcoming Projects


Proposed Regulations For Single-Use Checkout Bags

The City of Victoria is considering new regulations to reduce single-use checkout bags. The City is taking action to foster a shift towards reusable checkout bags to keep avoidable waste out of our landfill, local waterways and off our beaches. Learn more here

Cecelia Ravine Park Improvement Plan

In 2016, the City of Victoria purchased new properties to add 0.5 acres of land to Cecelia Ravine Park, providing the opportunity to add new park features and community uses for the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood. The City is working on a plan that will guide what new amenities are introduced in this park starting in 2018. The first round of community feedback closed on August 20.  This feedback is now being reviewed and will inform some draft concept plans that will be shared with the community for another round of feedback this fall.  This second phase of engagement will begin in mid October.  Learn more here.


Current Projects

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about some of the projects we are currently working on and for sharing your views with the City of Victoria.

Participatory Budgeting

How would you invest up to $50,000 to improve life in Victoria?! If you have an idea for a project, initiative or event, now is the time to submit it to the Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee.  Later this year, the community will be invited to vote on which ideas they like the most.  Learn more here.

Short Term Rentals

On September 21, 2017 Council approved a proposed short term rental regulatory framework, which allows short-term rentals in principal residences, subject to a business licence and compliance with operating requirements. You are invited to join us at an open house on October 30, 2017 to find out about the regulations and provide your feedback. Read more here.

Off-Street Parking Review

The City is reviewing the Off-Street Parking regulations for vehicles and bicycles in order to support and encourage development, investment and affordable housing. A public open house is being held on Monday November 20 to get your feedback on the draft regulations. Read more here.

Victoria West Neighbourhood Plan

Honouring the past, shaping the present, and investing in the future - it's your community! View project

Join the conversation as we plan for the future of Fairfield and Gonzales!

The communities of Fairfield and Gonzales are creating new Neighbourhood Plans that will shape the future, while respecting the past and enhancing the present. View project

Crystal Pool and Wellness Centre Replacement Project

Planning is underway to replace the ageing Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre to make it a better place for everyone to have fun and to stay healthy and active for generations to come. View project


Recent Projects

Ship Point Master Plan

We recently asked, "What do you think about the new look for Ship Point?" Read about the concept  and check back for an engagement summary here .

Topaz Park Improvement Plan

Thank you for sharing your feedback about future Topaz Park improvements between May 11 and June 12, 2017.  We are now compiling all of the engagement feedback.  This feedback will be used to help inform 2-3 concept improvement plans.  Please check back here later this fall as we will be looking for your feedback again to help refine the Topaz Park Improvement Plan.  More information can be found here.

Your Ideas, Your Neighbourhood: Burnside Gorge

The Burnside Gorge Neighbourhood Plan has been approved. Read the plan here.