The city of Colwood is a vibrant community that offers a healthy lifestyle, a strong, diverse economy and a sustainable natural environment.
Community Well Being
Colwood offers a safe, healthy lifestyle and promotes opportunities to enjoy social, recreational, educational, arts, culture and heritage activities. Our community is planned and designed to maximize public safety and quality of life. Housing and public services are available and affordable. By informing and involving residents in decisions that affect them, we promote shared responsibility and a connected community.
Colwood provides a strong, sustainable economy with a wide range of business and investment opportunities. Careful management, fiscal responsibility, innovation, monitoring and community involvement create the environment, infrastructure, services and workforce required for businesses to succeed. The City’s Official Community Plan and Economic Development Strategy lay the foundation for long term financial stability.
- Economic Development Strategy
- Land Use Bylaw Update
- Sewage Treatment
- Subdivision & Development Bylaw
Colwood protects and enhances air, land and water quality as well as green spaces, urban forests and the many natural and diverse eco-systems in the area. Defined areas for growth will create a walkable city centre, village centre and neighbourhoods. Our Transportation Master Plan promotes walking, cycling and transit options and guides the creation of a variety of travel modes to connect neighbourhoods and businesses.