Request to Address Council

Please be advised that in accordance with the Class Order on COVID-19 from the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, until further notice Request to Address Council submissions will be done remotely.


There are three options available to facilitate a remote address to Council: 

  1. Provide your phone number for staff to call you during the Request to Address Council portion of the meeting. You will be on hold until it is time for you to speak.

  2. Provide a written submission of your request that will be read out by a staff member to Council during the meeting.

  3. Provide a video submission of your request.


Please note there is now a limit of six speakers permitted for each meeting.  If the meeting you are requesting to participate in has exceeded that limit, you will be contacted and advised of the alternate meeting dates available. 

Meetings may be viewed on the City’s live stream webcast at



There are four ways to submit your form to Legislative Services:

  1. OnlineComplete online and email to Council Secretary;
  2. In Person: Complete, print and drop it off at our office - Legislative Services, #1 Centennial Square, corner of Douglas and Pandora;
  3. By Mail: Complete, print and mail to: Legislative Services, 1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC V8W 1P6; or,
  4. By Fax: Complete, print and fax to our office at 250.361.0348.

Complete and submit your request to address Council to Legislative Services by 11:00 a.m. on the Wednesday the day before the scheduled meeting.  To ensure the Council receives your submission with their full agenda package, please submit it by 4:30 p.m. on the Monday two weeks before the Council meeting.  Requests received after this time will be added to the Amended Agenda produced the Wednesday immediately prior to the Council meeting.


2020 Meetings Schedule

The following meetings occur at 6:30 p.m.  


9 and 23


13 and 27


12 and 26


9 and 23

*at 12:00 p.m.


14 and 28

*at 12:00 p.m.


11 and 25


9 and 23




3 and 17


8 and 22


12 and 26