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Official Community Plan review

Otter Point Official Community Plan review

The final report on the community’s response to the Otter Point OCP Review Committee’s draft recommendations has been compiled by HB Lanarc. The document can be viewed on the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area web site at:

http://www.crd.bc.ca/jdf/landuse/documents/OtterPointPolicyInputSummaryV3.pdf

The OCP Review Committee will meet again on Wednesday, August 3 at 7 p.m. at the Otter Point Fire Hall to review the final report from HB Lanarc as well as the Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory Report prepared by Raincoast Applied Ecology and the draft Agricultural Land Inventory from the Ministry of Agriculture. The committee is expected to make its final recommendations to the JDF Planning Services before the end of August.

JDF planning services building for sale

The office building at 6868 West Coast Road in Sooke went onto the real estate market on July 6. It is located on .6 of an acre and has 8548 square feet of office space on two levels. Part of the building is occupied by Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (JDFEA) Planning Services, Building Inspection Services and Parks & Recreation. The listed price is $2,095,000.

The building was constructed for the B.C. Building Corporation in 1996 to house the offices of the Sooke District Offices of the Ministry of Social Services. The rent for the JDFEA space is presently about $80,000 a year. It has been suggested that the CRD should consider offering to purchase the building.

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