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Only current and active bylaw are listed below (rescinded or repealed bylaw are available only by contacting the District Office).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.
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 - A Bylaw to authorize 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 - A Bylaw which 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
264 - Emergency Services Bylaw - Consolidated - 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
362 - Development Permit Delegation Bylaw - A Bylaw to amend Development Pemit delegation. (Amends Bylaw No. 200). Includes new Development Permit Area No. 6 and a Soil Permit within a Development Permit area
382 - Long Term Borrowing Bylaw - A Bylaw to authorize the borrowing of the cost of purchasing one Single Axle Tender and Apparatus Bay at the West Fire Hall - Superior Shuttle Accreditation
383 - Five Year Financial Plan - A Bylaw to authorize the borrowing of the cost of purchasing one (1) new Single Axle, 1800-2000 Gallon Tender and for the cost to construct a new 1000 square foot post disaster built apparatus bay addition to the West Fire Hall at 1564 Millstream Road
2016 - 2020
421 - 2020 Tax Rates - A Bylaw for the levying of rates from municipal, hospital, regional district, and specified area purposes for the year 2020
422 - Alternative Municipal Tax Scheme Bylaw - A Bylaw to establish one or more dates on which all or part of the property taxes are due and to establish penalties and interest to be applied in relation to payment made after a tax due date.