Bylaws and Policies


The following infobase is not the official version of the Consolidated Bylaws of the District of Oak Bay. The Municipality does not warrant the accuracy, or completeness of this electronic version of the Bylaws and in no event will the Municipality be liable or responsible for damages of any kind arising out of their use.

4008 Administrative Charges Bylaw
4239 Adminstrative Functions Bylaw  (Consolidated)
4771 Advisory Planning Commission Bylaw (Land Use) (Consolidated)
4772 Advisory Planning Commission Bylaw (Design Panel) (Consolidated)
4821 Alternative Tax Collection Scheme Bylaw, 2022
4013 Animal Control Bylaw
3210 Anti-Noise Bylaw
4183 Board of Variance Bylaw



Boulevard Frontage Tax Bylaw 1982 (Consolidated)

Boulevard Frontage Tax Bylaw (2024)

4247 Building and Plumbing Bylaw
3832 Burglar Alarm Bylaw
3603 Business Licence Bylaw

Council Procedure Bylaw  (Consolidated)

4822 Council Remuneration Bylaw
4844 Development Application Procedures (Consolidated)
3550 Driveway Access Bylaw, 1987 (Consolidated)
4284 Elections and Voting Bylaw, 2005 (Consolidated)


Financial Plan Bylaw, 2024

4719 Fire Prevention & Life Safety Bylaw
4720 Fire Regulation Bylaw
4375 Fireworks Regulation Bylaw
3829 Hazardous Tree and Shrub Bylaw
4222 Heritage Register Procedure Bylaw
4770 Heritage Commission Establishment Bylaw No. 4770 (Consolidated)

Low Speed Electric-Powered Vehicle Authorization Bylaw

4846 Municipal Ticket Information Bylaw (Consolidated)
4736 Oak Bay Business Improvement Area Bylaw, 2020

Oak Bay Marina Operating Lease Bylaw, 1993

Schedule A


Rent Summary

Legal Description Schedule

Special Proviso Schedule

Fee Schedule

Sketch Plan

Servicing Agreement

Landscape Maintenance Plan

Floating Boat Brokerage

Section 215 Covenant

Schedule B


Oak Bay Official Community Plan Bylaw 

Oak Bay Official Community Plan

Oak Bay Official Community Plan - Schedules

Appendix A: The Prospect Heritage Conservation Area Guidelines

4144 Oil Burning Equipment and Fuel Tank Regulation
4672 Parks and Beaches Bylaw
4777 Parks, Recreation, and Culture Fees and Charges Bylaw (Consolidated)
3540 Parking Facilities Bylaw
4518 Pesticide Regulation Bylaw, 2011

Planning and Development Fees and Charges (Consolidated

4849 Property Tax Exemption Bylaw, 2023
3891 Public Sewer Bylaw (Consolidated)
3827 Records Administration Bylaw, 1994 (Consolidated)


Refuse Collection and Disposal Bylaw, 2007 (Consolidated)

3152 Regulation of Power Saws Bylaw
4747 Reserve Fund Bylaw (Consolidated)
3938 Rubbish and Weed Control Bylaw
3536 Screens and Fences Bylaw
4392 Sewer Use Charge Bylaw, 2008 (Consolidated)



Sign Bylaw

Sign Bylaw Amendment - Election Signage 2017

3805 Smoke Alarm Installation Bylaw
4100 Streets and Traffic Bylaw (Consolidated)
3578 Subdivision and Development Bylaw (Consolidated)
4861 Tax Rates Bylaw, 2024
4742 Tree Protection Bylaw
3545 Uplands Regulations Bylaw (Consolidated)


Water Rates Bylaw (Consolidated)

3531 Zoning Bylaw (Consolidated)
3531 Zoning Map


Corporate Policies:

Public Engagement Policy
Media Policy
Social Media Policy

Parks, Recreation and Culture Policies:

PRC-003 - Playground Replacement

Other Applicable Legislation:

Oak Bay Special Powers Act, 1935