The District continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and is following the guidance of the Federal and Provincial governments and Island Health.
You can access a list of other BC Provincial Health Orders regarding COVID-19 on the Provincial Health Officer's page.
Access Services Online or By Phone
Many of our services can be accessed online or call us at 250-652-4444 so we can assist you.
- You can apply for a dog licence
- You can pay your water bill through online banking (the discount period has been extended from 30 to 90 days).
- You can apply for permits via a new process.
- You can watch Council meetings online following the day they occur.
- You can contact staff by email.
- You can contact Mayor and Council by email.
Municipal Hall is open to the public with modified services in the Building, Planning and Engineering departments.
Due to recent water damage in Council Chambers, Council meetings and Public Hearings will be conducted virtually and live-streamed on our website. All meetings are being lived streamed here:
If you wish to submit a comment or question to Council for the meeting or register to speak, you can email to email@example.com or deliver via the drop box at the front door prior to noon on the day of the meeting.
Other Meetings of Council
Committee of the Whole Meetings are scheduled on an as needed basis. These meetings are also open to the public and webcast. Agendas are posted on our CivicWeb site. When sitting as Committee of the Whole, members of Council receive presentations from applicants and staff on items requiring more in-depth explanation, discussion and Council feedback.
Special Council meetings and Public Hearings are called by Council on an as needed basis. Agendas for these meetings are also posted on our CivicWeb site.
- BC Centre for Disease Control – COVID-19
- BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool
- For medical questions, call 8-1-1 (7-1-1 for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing)
- For non-medical info, call 1-888-COVID19 or text 604-630-0300
- Register with Safe Seniors, Strong Communities: call 211 or visit bc211.ca for seniors in need or those who are able to provide support to seniors
- Government of Canada Diseases and Conditions – COVID-19
- Government of Canada Public Health – COVID-19
- World Health Organization – COVID-19
The District of Central Saanich has worked with businesses to recover and explore new opportunities to retain and expand the local economy. The District has brought on a term position for a specialist to work on this. The new Community Economic Recovery Coordinator, Patrick Earl to create a Community Economic Recovery Task Force to brainstorm a recovery plan.
The insight of this recovery plan will assist in Council direction and the economic development efforts. To learn more visit: