Updates to Development Services and Subdivision Contacts

Director of Development Services

Effective Friday, August 31, Kyle Young will no longer be the Director of Development Services. Mr. Young has decided to move to another community, and we will miss him greatly at North Cowichan!

Nelda Richardson is stepping into the role of Acting Director of Development Services until further notice. Ms. Richardson has been the Manager of Building and Compliance at North Cowichan for over a year, and she brings to North Cowichan 20 years of experience with the City of Nanaimo. Ms. Richardson can be reached at: (250) 746-3125 or nelda.richardson@northcowichan.ca.

Rachel Hastings will be stepping into the role of Acting Manager of Building and Compliance until further notice. Ms. Hastings has been with North Cowichan for 13 years, as both a Building Inspector and Senior Bylaw Officer. Ms. Hastings can be reached at (250) 746-3127 or rachel.hastings@northcowichan.ca.

Subdivision Services

Effective immediately, responsibility for subdivision applications has moved from the Development Services Department to the Engineering Department. Any questions or subdivision applications should be directed to Mr. Dave Conway, Director of Engineering and Operations & Deputy Approving Officer (Subdivisions), at (250) 746-3136 or david.conway@northcowichan.ca.

Please note: this change affects subdivision applications only. All other land development applications (e.g. rezoning applications, temporary use permits, variances, etc) will continue to be processed by the Development Services Department.

Questions? Please contact planning@northcowichan.ca or engineering@northcowichan.ca.