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UPDATE June 15, 2018: The repairs are complete! The stairs in Latoria Creek Park are open and safe for use. Thanks for your patience.
UPDATE June 13, 2018: Repairs to the Latoria Creek Park stairs...Read More »
Please be watchful when driving along Ocean Boulevard. There are many geese with their goslings wandering around the bird sanctuary, and sadly, several have been struck by vehicles.
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Council wants your feedback on Colwood's updated Official Community Plan.
Colwood Council invites you to share your thoughts about the new draft Official Community Plan (OCP) at a Public Hearing scheduled for Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Colwood Pentecostal Church at 2250 Sooke Road. Can't make it? Written submissions can be made to City Hall.... Read More »
NEWS RELEASE FROM SOUTH ISLAND PROSPERITY PROJECT:
Victoria, BC — The value of collaboration was evident as Greater Victoria edged out more than 126 cities across Canada to be named one of 10 finalists in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge competition in the $10 million prize category. The win awards South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP) with $250,000 in federal funds to...Read More »
What makes Colwood a unique and special place to live? One big reason is the City's natural assets—easy access to the ocean, acres of parks, trails, and open spaces, and lots of trees.
Trees provide services with real value
Trees improve air and water quality, prevent soil erosion and flooding, offer shade to control temperatures and conserve energy, attract wildlife, birds and...Read More »
If you own property in Colwood, you will receive a property tax notice from the City this May.
Colwood Council approved a 2018 increase of just 1.38%, which is below the rate of inflation.
Some people may ask...why did my tax bill seem to increase more than that amount? There are 3 important things you need to know about the total amount payable on your property tax notice:...Read More »
If you are one of the thousands of people who have provided input into the Colwood draft Official Community Plan...thank you! Your ongoing involvement is encouraged.
There are three phases in the Colwood Official Community Plan (OCP) project, which is now in the third phase. (Check out the full list of engagement activities to date at the bottom of this page.)
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Update May 16, 2018: Council favours speed cushions and road closure
Further to the updates below: At their May 14 meeting, Council directed staff to investigate installation of speed cushions on Lagoon Road, Milburn Drive, and Ocean Boulevard, as well as the feasibility of closing Hatley Drive at Passage Way. The next step will be to develop draft design concepts and...Read More »
Crack sealing will take place on sections of Sooke Road and Old Island Highway beginning May 14, 2018.
Crack sealing is an important road maintenance practice that extends the life of asphalt...Read More »