Development & Planning

Trail with Trees

The CSRD manages a broad range of land use and development approval processes, including but not limited to: Official Community Plans, Rezoning, Variance, Temporary Use Permit, Agricultural Land Reserve and Subdivision application referrals.

Two of the functions of the Development Services Department are Current and Long-Range Planning.

Current Planning

The Current Planning Department is primarily focused on the management of present or pending development in the regional district.

Long-Range Planning

The long-range planning team is works to create and update Official Community Plans and Zoning and Land Use Bylaws for communities of the CSRD. These bylaws are aimed at creating guidelines and regulations for future land-use development.


The guide below offers a quick look at what information is available in the Development & Planning section of the website.