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Garden Suites Now Legal in Saanich

It is now legal to construct a garden suite with a permit in Saanich. Garden suites are detached, ground-oriented dwellings located in the rear yard of a property with a single family house as its principal use. Saanich expects this will increase the number and diversity of affordable rental housing units available in Saanich.  A few… Continue reading Garden Suites Now Legal in Saanich

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Saanich seeks feedback on garden suite proposals

From Megan Squires,Planning Department, District of Saanich:Garden Suite Study in Saanich: We’re looking for your feedback!Join us at an open house to learn what we’re proposing for Garden Suite regulations and design guidelines. This is an opportunity to provide your input before the final proposed regulatory framework is presented to Council this summer.The proposed regulations are… Continue reading Saanich seeks feedback on garden suite proposals

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Saanich online survey for public input on Garden Suite

From Megan Squires, MCIP RPP, Planning Department, District of Saanich: Dear Garden Suite Study Stakeholders,Summer has arrived! Before everyone slips into holiday mode, I have a few updates to share with you about our progress on the Garden Suite Study. Community Survey #2 is available online. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey. The… Continue reading Saanich online survey for public input on Garden Suite

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Garden Suite Study under way at District of Saanich

From Megan Squires, Planner at District of Saanich Community Planning:  Hello Garden Suite Study Stakeholders,I am emailing to let you know about the Garden Suite Study, which is currently underway in the District of Saanich.  The purpose of the study is to explore community support for garden suites and to investigate potential regulatory changes to permit garden suites… Continue reading Garden Suite Study under way at District of Saanich