Fairfield Neighbourhood Plan

With your help, we have drafted a plan to guide growth and future development in Fairfield over the next 25 years. Did we get it right?


Read the Draft Fairfield Neighbourhood Plan


View the Fairfield Key Directions brochure

Attend an event (see list below)

Fill out the online survey (takes at least 20 minutes)

Email engage@victoria.ca to be added to the list for email updates about the plan.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Open Houses (Drop-In) -Children welcome!

Saturday, November 18, Sir James Douglas gym, 401 Moss St, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday, November 27, Parkside Hotel & Spa, 810 Humboldt St, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 2, Cook Street Village Activity Centre, 380 Cook St, 2:30 – 5 p.m.

Informal drop-in events:

Cocoa & Candy Canes - All about families!
Tuesday, November 21, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, main building
1330 Fairfield Road

Renters Forum - For renters in the community
Thursday, November 30, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, main building
1330 Fairfield Road

Christmas Tea - Worthy of the queen!
Thursday, December 7, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cook Street Village Activity Centre, lounge
380 Cook Street

Planner and A Pint (must be 19+) - We’ll buy the appies!'
Planning for Ross Bay Village
Monday, December 11, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ross Bay Pub (Fairfield Plaza)
1516 Fairfield Road 

Or plan your own event

Interested in hosting a meeting with your neighbours? We’ll bring the pizza and a planner (limited number of opportunities).
Email engage@victoria.ca for more information.

Draft Fairfield Neighbourbood Plan Chapters:

Table of Contents
Neighbourhood Context
Transportation and Mobility
Parks, Open Space and Urban Forest
Future Land Use
Northwest Area and Fort Street Corridor
Urban Villages
Residential Housing Areas
Housing Affordability
Infrastructure and Green Development
Placemaking, Arts and Culture
Community Facilities and Wellbeing
Action Plan

Survey References

Northwest Area
Key Direction: More housing in the northwest   

Northwest corner and Fort Street Corridor Concept
Chapter Northwest Area and Fort Street Corridor
Bonus Density info sheet       

Cook Street Village
Key Direction: Strengthen Cook Street Village as the heart of the neighbourhood

Cook Street village Concept Diagram
Cook Street Design Guidelines
Cook Street Design Guidelines Illustrated Highlights
Cook Street Urban Villages Chapter

Commercial Corners
Key Direction: Encourage neighbourhood commercial corners to thrive

Moss Street and Fairfield Road Concept
Moss Street and May Street Concept
Small Urban Villages Chapter

Ross Bay Village (Fairfield Plaza)
Key Direction: Re-imagine Ross Bay Village

Ross Bay Village Concept
Ross Bay Village chapter section

Key Direction: New housing that fits residential areas

Traditional Residential Map
Suites in Duplexes, Small Lot Houses, and Townhouses
Duplexes on Standard-sized lots
Houses With Two Secondary Suites; House with Secondary Suite and Garden Suite
Traditional Residential Areas section

Affordable housing
Key Direction: Retain rental apartment areas

Affordable Housing section
Bonus Density info sheet                               

Transportation & Mobility
Key Direction: Make it easier to leave the car behind

Neighbourhood Active Transportation Network
Neighbourhood-Identified Transportation Improvements Map
Transportation and Mobility Chapter

Parks, Open Space and Urban Forest
Key Direction: Support the urban forest and green spaces

Parks, Open Space and Urban Forest
Infrastructure, and Green Development
Form and Character Objectives for Residential Areas
Summary of potential park improvements

Key Direction: Enhance the waterfront

Parks, Open Space and Urban Forest
Transportation and Mobility
Waterfront chapter

Technical Studies and other Background Documents: [#1 is attached here; #2- #5 are links from the Growth Options page]

Coriolis Financial Analysis for Potential Urban Redevelopment Opportunities
Colliers Fairfield and Gonzales Retail Analysis January 2017
Coriolis Density Bonus and Affordable Housing April 2016
Coriolis City of Victoria Density Bonus Policy Study March 2015
Urban Futures Managing Growth and Change in Victoria 2009