BC Hydro has advised the City they will be upgrading electrical service in Colwood with the installation of hydro poles and wires along the east side Veterans Memorial Parkway between Allandale Road and Latoria Road. Poles will be located at the far edge of the road right-of-way to allow for potential future expansion of sidewalk, cycling, and road infrastructure.
Like any rapidly growing community, Colwood faces increasing infrastructure and operational demands. The needs and wants of a municipality are greater than what can be afforded at one time and choices must be made based on the priorities of community and Council. The goal is to deliver a high level of service that strikes a balance between supporting household prosperity for residents and city...Read More »
There are lots of fun and interesting things to do together in Colwood this Family Day Weekend... and every day!
We want to encourage families to take full advantage of the Family Day holiday and spend a great weekend together. Post a #ColwoodFamilyDay photo and tag @CityofColwood to show how you are spending the weekend!
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Seacliff Properties and Reliance Properties announced today that The Beachlands construction is set to begin with their presentation centre, including a coffee shop overlooking the ocean. The building will serve as an architectural gateway, welcoming residents and visitors to a new seaside village in Colwood.
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“After seven years of...
Spongy moth management planned for Colwood
The BC Ministry of Forests reports that Spongy Moths (formerly called gypsy moths) have been found in our area.
Spongy moths are defoliators, which means their caterpillars eat the leaves of trees and shrubs. Once spongy moths arrive in an area, they threaten extensive damage to the environment and economy.
The Ministry's 2023...Read More »
The new roundabout at the intersection of Latoria Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway is now open in all directions.
We would like to acknowledge the patience of nearby property owners, businesses and our community during the construction of this roundabout which is designed to improve the flow and safety of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in the fast-growing Latoria area.
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On Monday, December 11, 2023, Colwood Council took the first step toward adoption of the BC Zero Carbon Step Code for new construction in 2024.
The BC Energy Step Code is a provincial standard that provides an incremental and consistent approach to achieving more energy-efficient buildings that go beyond the requirements of...Read More »
Historically, areas of Colwood have relied largely on natural assets that enable an informal storm water drainage system that makes use of streams, ditches, and monitoring of small, low-lying pockets of storm water that result during rain events.
Managing storm water in Colwood
Colwood staff manage approximately $85.1 million worth of storm infrastructure including 6...Read More »