Boulevard Landscaping Plantings and Restrictions


Residents in the District of Oak Bay can elect to plant on the municipal boulevard, granted that they adhere to set of landscaping restrictions. These restrictions cover both the required distances of plantings, etc. as well as the required selection of plants from a preapproved list of permitted boulevard plantings.

Any requests or exceptions for plantings and/or landscaping that does not strictly adhere with the District of Oak Bay Boulevard Planting Guidelines must be approved in advance by the Engineering Department prior to commencment of alteration to the municipal boulevard. 

To learn more about the Boulevard Landscaping Restrictions, including a sample plan to accompany boulevard planting guidelines,  please click here.

To view a list of Permitted Boulevard Plantings, please click here.


Engineering - Oak Bay Municipal Hall
2167 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria BC, V8R 1G2
Phone: 250-598-3311
Fax: 250-598-9108
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.