News

January 26, 2021
For Immediate Release VICTORIA, BC — The fire departments of Victoria and Esquimalt have established a renewed mutual and automatic firefighting aid agreement ensuring cooperation and alignment of fire services across the two municipalities, when required.  Mutual aid is an agreement that provides the ability for departments to share resources for multiple events or large, complex emergencies.... Read more
January 15, 2021
The home owner grant is available to eligible homeowners who pay property taxes. Effective 2021, homeowners no longer apply for the home owner grant through their municipal office. Everyone now applies directly to the province using a new online system that’s easy to use. The system will be available in early 2021. Although the application process has changed, program details and eligibility... Read more
January 12, 2021
Ways to pay for your 2021 business licence By mail (preferred) Mail your remittance slip and payment to the Esquimalt Municipal Hall at 1229 Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt BC V9A 3P1 Via the drop box (preferred) Drop off your remittance slip and payment in the drop box to the left of the main entrance of the Esquimalt Municipal Hall at any time, and we will mail your licence to you. In person... Read more
January 12, 2021
In accordance with Section 124 of the Community Charter, the Council of the Township of Esquimalt will be considering an amendment to the existing Council Procedure Bylaw.  The amending Bylaw will change the start time of Committee of the Whole meetings to 6:00 PM on the second Monday of each month and that a Council meeting may continue after 10:30 PM only by an affirmative vote of 2/3 of the... Read more
January 7, 2021
After more than a month of no apparent use, the Township of Esquimalt has recovered a boat found at a public water access point at the end of Dellwood Road. The boat is just over 4m long and has no registration number. While no boats of this description have been reported missing to police, staff are eager to return the boat to the owner so it can be appropriately stored.  For information or to... Read more