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Sidney’s draft Active Transportation Plan ready for public review

Town of Sidney working toward to the return of Thursday night markets on Beacon Avenue

Town of Sidney Benefits from Canada Community-Building Fund

Sidney, North Saanich, and Victoria Airport Authority finalize cost-sharing agreement for Beacon Ave West roundabout

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: December 19, 2022

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: December 5, 2022

Peninsula Firefighters Christmas Food Drive returns Saturday, December 10th

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: November 28, 2022

Confined Space Rescue Team for Sidney, North Saanich, and Central Saanich now operational

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: September 26, 2022

Greater Victoria municipalities recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: September 12, 2022

Service of Remembrance planned in Sidney to honour Queen Elizabeth II

Community invited to participate in Sidney’s third Annual Tree Appreciation Day

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: August 15, 2022

Heat Response Information

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: July 18, 2022

New ladder truck means safer rescues for Sidney Volunteer Fire Department

Official Community Plan Bylaw adopted by Council

Return of Sidney-Anacortes ferry service expected by summer 2023 at the earliest

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: June 13, 2022

Faster internet connection now available throughout Sidney to support business community and residents

Revised draft of Official Community Plan now available for public review

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: May 24, 2022

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: May 9, 2022

Draft Official Community Plan undergoing revisions as a result of public input

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: April 25, 2022

Sidney Council adopts new tax policy to further support local businesses

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: March 28, 2022

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: March 14, 2022

Sidney, North Saanich, and Victoria Airport Authority form partnership to build Galaran/Beacon Ave West roundabout

Sidney-Anacortes ferry service on hold due to labour shortages

RCMP warns scams are on the rise in Sidney and North Saanich

Public review of draft Official Community Plan set to begin

Sidney approves 2022 Financial Plan

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Feb. 14, 2022

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Jan. 24, 2022

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: January 10, 2022

Town of Sidney Benefits from Canada Community-Building Fund

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Dec. 20 2021

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Dec. 6 2021

Peninsula Firefighters Christmas Food Drive returns Saturday, December 11th

The annual Peninsula Firefighters Christmas Food Drive is returning on Saturday, December 11, 2021 with most of the traditional neighbourhood drive throughs, along with drop off stations set up at local fire halls.
Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Nov. 22 2021

New survey launched to identify barriers to climate action

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Nov. 8, 2021

Town of Sidney Council Meeting Highlights: Oct. 25, 2021

More public parking now available in downtown Sidney

Thirty-five free public parking spaces have returned to Sidney, steps away from Beacon Avenue.
Newly released draft vision and goals for Sidney reflect culmination of community input

After 10 months of community engagement, a common vision and set of goals have begun to emerge for the Official Community Plan (OCP) update. During Phase II of the OCP update process, the Town of Sidney heard a range of ideas, dreams, and concerns about the future of Sidney and compiled this feedback into a Key Directions Report, now available for public review.
Information about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated June 30, 2021 - The Town of Sidney is monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates are posted to this page. The latest update includes information about Step 3 of BC's Restart Plan.
Tulista Walkway Improvements Set to Begin

Improvements to the popular walkway in Tulista Park in Sidney are scheduled to begin in mid-June.
Town of Sidney Makes Recommendations to the Victoria Airport Authority on Distribution Centre Development

The Town of Sidney Council has finalized its recommendations to the Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) on the proposed development by York Realty on VAA lands at 9899 McDonald Park Road.
Take the Community Design Survey!

The Town of Sidney is inviting anyone who calls Sidney home to have their say about Sidney's future by taking the Community Design Survey. The survey is one of many community engagement opportunities for the project prior to beginning to draft a new Official Community Plan for Sidney over the summer.
Sidney Approves 2021 Financial Plan

Town Council has approved a Financial Plan for 2021, resulting in a modest municipal tax impact of 2.7%.
Saanich Peninsula Alert Notification System Receives Upgrade

As of March 25, 2021, Saanich Peninsula Alert will be exclusively administered through a new platform to inform subscribers of critical events that may impact residents, stakeholders, and visitors on the Saanich Peninsula.
Town of Sidney Partners with CleanBC Rebate Program

Sidney Council resolved to commit up to $50,000 as a municipal partner in the CleanBC Better Homes rebate program and instructed staff to move forward with becoming a program partner. The funds will be used in 2021 to top-up rebates provided through the program for home renovations for Sidney residents.
Town of Sidney Benefits from Federal Gas Tax Funding

Sidney Mayor and Council acknowledge the ongoing community benefits derived through the receipt and use of Gas Tax funds under the Community Works Agreement.
Sidney Council Updates Tree Preservation Bylaw

On December 14, 2020 the Town of Sidney Council adopted an amendment to the Town’s Tree Preservation Bylaw No. 2138.
Sidney Council Waives Town's 2021 Business Licence Fees

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting impact on local businesses, Sidney Council passed a resolution to waive the Town of Sidney Business Licence Fees for existing and new businesses for the 2021 calendar year.
REAY CREEK DAM READY FOR THIS YEAR’S SALMON RUN

The Town of Sidney is pleased to announce the substantial completion of the Reay Creek Dam Renovation Project ensuring it is ready for the upcoming Salmon spawning season.
Rathdown Park Reopens for Play

The new playground at Rathdown Park features slides, swings, places to climb and a mini zip line!
Town of Sidney Launches "Meet Your Street" - A Neighbourhood Connectedness Program

The Town of Sidney is excited to announce a new program called “Meet Your Street” that aims to enhance neighbourly connections and build neighbourhood resilience. Meet Your Street is a resident-led effort to help neighbours get to know each other, largely through neighbourhood activities.
Pure Energy Sculpture Donated to Town of Sidney

Well known, local Sculptor, Armando Barbon has donated his bronze sculpture entitled "Pure Energy" to the Sidney Seaside Sculpture Walt.
Community Engagement Begins this Fall for Sidney OCP

Housing, development, the environment and other key topics will be explored as Sidney gets started on the public rollout of its Official Community Plan (OCP) review and update project. The OCP will serve as a blueprint for future growth and development in the community.
Sidney/North Saanich Library Collection Survey

The Vancouver Island Regional Library is conducting a survey to gather opinions about the library collection.
Information for 2020 Tax Payers

Effective Friday, July 3, 2020, in-person property tax payments at Sidney Town Hall will be by appointment only. Please contact us at 250-656-1184 or propertytax@sidney.ca if you would like to make an appointment, or consider one of the other property tax payment options listed on this page. Access to Sidney Town Hall is restricted to comply with physical distancing requirements established by the Provincial Health Officer. Municipal business is being conducted by phone, email, online through our website, and by appointment.
Canada Day 2020

Information about Canada Day 2020.
Town of Sidney Virtual Public Meet & Greet

Members of Sidney Council are hosting a virtual public meet & greet on Monday, June 29, 2020 beginning at 5:30 pm.
Town of Sidney Moves into COVID-19 Recovery Phase

The Town of Sidney has begun to transition its COVID-19 response from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to a focused recovery phase.
Town of Sidney Reduces Taxes and Extends Payment Dates

At the April 27th Council meeting, Council amended the previously approved 2020 financial plan.
Summer 2020 Events in Sidney

It is with considerable regret that the Town of Sidney’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) advised Sidney event organizers today to cancel or postpone events, both indoor and outdoor, that involve public gatherings scheduled for the summer of 2020. Consequently, the Town of Sidney has made the difficult decision to cancel the 21st season of the Sidney Street Market.
Local First Nations Art Added to Sidney's Downtown Beautification Project

This year, the Utility Box Beautification Project installations feature four local First Nations artists whose work celebrates and brings Coast Salish art into public spaces in Sidney.
Sidney Approves 2020 Financial Plan

Sidney Council has approved a Financial Plan for 2020 that results in a modest municipal tax impact of 1.79% for existing properties. The net impact of the tax increase on the average residential property is about $27 for the year, or $2.26 a month.
Province Announces Changes to Property Tax Deferment Process

The British Columbia Government has announced changes to the property tax deferment process. Starting in May 2020, eligible British Columbians can apply online to defer their property taxes. Additionally, property owners can choose to auto-renew their deferment application.
Reay Creek Dam Project Open House - January 30, 2020

The Town of Sidney will be hosting a Public Open House regarding the progress of the Reay Creek Dam Project on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Greenglade Community Centre in Room 8.
Town Hall Closed - Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Due to heavy snowfall, Sidney Town Hall will be closed on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.