Current News

Proposed runway improvements and extension at the Sunshine Coast Regional Airport

10/29/2020

In accordance with Section 307 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Aerodromes, the District of Sechelt is advising their intent to extend the existing 2,400 foot (731 m) runway at the Sunshine Coast (Sechelt) Regional Airport to 3,100 feet (945 m).

November 4, 2020 Regular Council Meeting Agenda

10/30/2020

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November 4, 2020 Regular Council Meeting AgendaIn accordance with provincial orders of physical distancing, the November 4th Regular Council meeting will be hosted electronically via an online Zoom

New Donation of Art on Display at Municipal Hall

11/2/2020

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A recent donation to the District of Sechelt’s public art collection is now on display in the municipal hall reception area.

Notice to website subscribers

11/3/2020

If you subscribe to the pubic notices posted to the District website you may have received a number of notifications today. This service has not been working for several weeks. Today it was repaired and a backlog of public notices were automatically generated.  We apologize for this issue. Notices should be working properly now. 

November 2020 Select & Advisory Committee Meeting Dates

11/10/2020

Notice of upcoming Select and Advisory Committee meeting dates for the month of November, 2020.

Call for Artists: Photomural

11/12/2020

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The District of Sechelt is inviting photographers residing on the Sunshine Coast to submit a photo of Sechelt for consideration as a new photomural inside municipal hall.

November 18, 2020 Regular Council Meeting Agenda and In-Person attendance suspension in accordance with Provincial Health Officer Order

11/13/2020

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By November 9, 2020 order of the PHO, all individuals, places of work and businesses must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel until further notice. Therefore, the November 18, 2020 Council meeting will be conducted by electronic communications only with no in-person attendance opportunity. See article for more details.

Employment Opportunity - Chief Building Official

11/18/2020

Applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or equivalent) and hold a Level 3 certificate from the Building Officials’ Association of BC, or Level 2 certificate with the experience and ability to reach Level 3 within three months; a minimum of five years’ experience conducting inspections for compliance with the BC Building Code; possess supervisory skills; and hold a valid BC Driver’s License. Applicants must have the ability to liaise with professionals, provide excellent internal and external customer service and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, property owners, contractors, the development community and the general public. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills, sound decision making and possess a professional approach to resolving conflict. Applicants will have strong knowledge of the BC Building & Plumbing Codes. The successful candidate will have experience working with Word, Excel, and Outlook applications; possess mathematical and problem-solving skills; and have a commitment to continuous learning. An ability to exert, sustain and repeat physical action necessary to complete inspections inside or outside and in all types of weather conditions is required. Applicants must have a professional, responsive, and positive work attitude; the ability to work in a team-oriented environment; and strong communication skills. The successful candidate will have leadership experience. Previous work experience in a municipal setting and experience in a construction industry trade is preferred. The ability to write and present staff reports to Council will also be considered an asset. Experience with air- space parcel subdivisions is also preferred.

November 18, 2020 Regular Council Meeting

11/18/2020

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In accordance with provincial orders of physical distancing, and to significantly reduce levels of social interactions, the November 18th Regular Council meeting will be hosted electronically via an online Zoom platform with no in-person attendance opportunity. See article for more information.

Virtual Public Hearing December 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

11/23/2020

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Virtual Public Hearing December 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm The District of Sechelt is holding a public hearing for the following applications: Rezoning Application 3360-2020-03 for 5410 Mills Road (Westcor Lands) Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-306, 2020 and; Rezoning Application 3360-2020-01 for 5638 Inlet Avenue (Community Services) Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-304, 2020 See article for more details.
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