Colwood is currently seeking one member for the Planning and Land Use Committee. 

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The deadline for applications is Friday, June 2, 2023.

The purpose of the Committee is to facilitate greater collaboration and exchange of ideas between Council and the public to provide advice and recommendations to Council with respect to a wide range of matters related to land use, development, and community planning.

The Committee shall provide advice and make recommendations to Council on the following:

  • Amendments to the Official Community Plan including related policies and procedures.
  • Amendments to the Land Use Bylaw including rezoning and development variance permit applications.
  • Temporary Use Permits.
  • Community planning and development matters as requested by Council.

The Terms of Reference will guide the Committee in their role to advise Council,

Committee Membership:

  • Five (5) community members
    • James Parry
    • Kathleen Doney
    • Michael Holm
    • Trina Gendall
    • Vacant
  • Two (2) members of Council, one of which will serve as Chair.
    • Councillor Ward (Chair)
    • Councillor Jantzen


  • Staff liaison and resources (non-voting members) shall include:
  • Senior Member of Development Services Department (1);
  • Senior Member of Community Planning Department (1);
  • Corporate Services Recording Secretary (1)

Meeting Schedule

  • The Committee shall meet at 6:30 PM on the first Monday of each month.
  • All meetings shall take place at Colwood City Hall, 3300 Wishart Road, or at other locations specified in the “Notice of Meeting” and livestreamed to the city’s website.