bylaws are subject to amendment and the following bylaws are provided online for information or research purposes only.
only current and active bylaw are listed below (recinded or repealed bylaw are available only by contacting the District Office).
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the bylaws posted on this website; however, these are not official versions of District of Highlands bylaws and these documents are not admissible in a court of law. Official certified copies can be obtained from the District Office. If you require a paper copy of the originals, please call the Municipal Office at 250-474-1773 or email Administration.
009 - Fire Services Bylaw - A bylaw to establish a Municipal Fire Department and to Regulation Fire Prevention, Protection, and Control Services (Repealed by Bylaw 264)
010 - Tree Management Bylaw - Consolidated version - A bylaw of the District of Highlands to regulate and prohibit the cutting of trees
013 - Officer and Peace Officer Amendment Bylaw - A bylaw of the District of Highlands to amend Bylaw 7 being a bylaw to designate officer positions for the purposes of Section 299 of the Municipal Act and Section 23 of the Offense Act (Amends Bylaw 7)
015 - Tax Rates Bylaw - A bylaw for the levying of rates for municipal, hospital, regional district, and specified area purposes for the year 1994
024 - Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power Production Prohibition Bylaw - A bylaw of the District of Highlands to prohibit the manufacture, transportation, storage, and distribution of all nuclear weapons and components of nuclear weapons and to prohibit the production of power by means of nuclear fission and the transportation and disposal of the wastes of such production
060 - GVPL Agreement Authorization Bylaw - Authorizes the district to enter into an agreement with the Greater Victoria Public Library Board and other municipalities for the purpose of operating a library
068 - Indemnification Bylaw - Indemnifies district officers, employees, Council members, and volunteers who participate in the delivery of services by the district against claims for damages and legal costs arising out of the performance of their duties
077 - RRU License to Occupy Bylaw - A bylaw to authorize the execution of the license to occupy premises at the Royal Roads University for the Greater Victoria Public Library Service to the Western Communities
085 - Fire Departments Aid Agreement Authorization Bylaw - A bylaw to authorize the entry into a mutual aid agreement respecting fire fighting and assistance response equipment and personnel of the District of Highlands Volunteer Fire Department and the Capital Regional District for the Willis Point Local Service Area
095 - Land Use Application Fees Bylaw - Consolidated Version - A bylaw of the District of Highlands to impose fees with respect to land development applications pursuant to part 26 of the Municipal Act (Amended by Bylaws 189, 190, and 299)
096 - Land Use Procedures Bylaw - A bylaw to establish application procedures for amendment to an official community plan or a zoning bylaw and the issue of permits under part 26 of the Municipal Act
264 - Emergency Services Bylaw - A bylaw to regulate emergency services within the District of Highlands, including the prevention and extinguishment of fires and for the preservation of life and property in emergency situations