2024 Budget

The 2024 Annual Budget was adopted by the Regional District Board on March 13, 2024.  
The Regional District Budget is comprised of 179 separate services (139 General and 40 Water & Sewer). The Local Government Act requires Regional Districts to keep separate records for each service, and each service must balance.
2024 Annual Budget Index  

Schedule AAnalysis of Changes in Tax Requisition198GM Strategic Services
Schedule BEffect of Requisition Changes199 GM Community Services/Facilities
Schedule CHistorical Requisition By Jurisdiction

Schedule DJurisdiction Breakdown205Emergency Planning
Schedule EAverage Home Tax Impact231Community Parks – Area A
Schedule FDebenture and Short Term Debt232Community Parks – Area B
Schedule GSummary of Reserve Fund Balances233Community Parks – Area C
Schedule HHistorical Assessment By Jurisdiction234Community Parks – Area D
Schedule IRequisition Breakdown235Community Parks – Area E
Schedule J General Budget Information236  Community Parks – Area F
Schedule KHistorical Parcel Taxes - Utility Systems237Community Parks – Area G
Schedule LHistorical User Fees - Utility Systems238Community Parks – Area H

239 Community Parks – Area I 

250Electoral Area Services

279Parks & Trails
Legislative – General
280Regional Parks
Community Health Network
281Bright Angel Park
Vancouver Island Regional Library
282South Cowichan Community Parks
Commuter Transit
283Kinsol Trestle
285Regional Parkland Acquisition
Emergency 9-1-1
310Animal Control
Grant In Aid – Area A
320Building Inspection
Grant In Aid – Area B
325Community Planning
Grant In Aid – Area C 328Bylaw Enforcement 
114Grant In Aid – Area D350Fire Protection – North Oyster
115Grant In Aid – Area E351Fire Protection – Mesachie Lake
116Grant In Aid – Area F352Fire Protection – Cowichan Lake
117Grant In Aid – Area G353 Fire Protection – Saltair
118Grant In Aid – Area I354Fire Protection – Sahtlam
121Economic Development355Fire Protection – Malahat
123Regional Tourism Services356Fire Protection – Eagle Heights
130Electoral Feasibility Studies357Fire Protection – Honeymoon Bay
131Environmental Initiatives358 Fire Protection – Youbou
150 Municipalities – M.F.A. Debt
 Regional Recreation
196GM Operations

197GM Land Use Services

Arts & Culture
461 Cowichan Aquatic Centre - Area E
Cowichan Lake Recreation
463Cowichan Wooden Boat Society
KPRC - Administration
464Recreation – SLCC
KPRC - Aquatic Service
465Cobble Hill Hist. Society
CCC - Events & Services
466Recreation – Cobble Hill Community
CCC – Arena
467 Shawnigan Lake Hist. Society
Cowichan Performing Arts Centre
469Cowichan Station Assoc. - Area E
CCC – Library
470Rec. – Frank Jameson Community Hall
435Theatre – Area A472Senior Centre Grant
436Theatre – Area B474 Kaatza Historical Society
437Theatre – Area C475Mill Bay/Malahat Hist. Society
438Theatre – North Cowichan478Cowichan Station Assoc. - Area B
439 Theatre – Ladysmith480Cowichan Aquatic Centre - Area F
440Cowichan Sportsplex - Area A481Cowichan Aquatic Centre - Area I
442Cowichan Sportsplex - Area C488Shawnigan Basin Society
443Cowichan Sportsplex - Area D489Nature & Habitat Area I
444Cowichan Sportsplex - Area E490Thetis Island Wharf
450 Recreation – Mill Bay491Thetis Island Boat Launch
451 Recreation – Glenora492Cowichan Lake Water Protection
456Recreation - Saltair493Safer Futures
457Victim Services – West494Social Planning
458Lake Cowichan Activity Centre495South Cowichan Community Policing
459Victim Services Program496Cowichan Community Policing
460Recreation – North Oyster497Cowichan Valley Hospice
 Cowichan Housing Association
Thetis Island Solid Waste & Recycling

Curbside Garbage & Recycling
601Satellite Park Water
Solid Waste Management Complex
603Douglas Hill Water
Cowichan Flood Management
604Lambourn Water
South Cowichan Water Study
605Arbutus Mountain Water
532Drinking Water & Watershed Protection606Malahat Water
535 Liquid Waste Management Plan Central Sector608Fern Ridge Water
540Liquid Waste Management Plan South Sector611Bald Mountain Water
550  Street Lighting – Mesachie Lake613Dogwood Ridge Water
551  Street Lighting – Youbou615Arbutus Ridge Water
552  Street Lighting – Brentwood College616Carlton Water
553Street Lighting – Cowichan Bay617Shellwood Water
554  Street Lighting – Honeymoon Bay618Woodley Range Water
555  Street Lighting – Mill Bay619Burnum Water
556Street Lighting – Cobble Hill620Mesachie Lake Water
557  Critical Street Lighting – Area A640Saltair Water
558  Critical Street Lighting – Area B 652Central Youbou Water Debt
559  Critical Street Lighting – Area C 653Youbou Water
560  Critical Street Lighting – Area D 660Honeymoon Bay Water
561  Critical Street Lighting – Area E661Honeymoon Bay Water Debt 
565Critical Street Lighting – Area I662Honeymoon Bay Water (Well 2) Debt

670Cherry Point Estates Water
575Engineering Services - Administration680Shawnigan Lake North Water
576Engineering Services - Utilities681Shawnigan Lake Weir
580 Wilmot Road Street Lighting690Kerry Village Water 
581Sentinel Ridge Street Lighting   
583Twin Cedars Street Lighting   
585Arbutus Mountain Estates Lighting  
586Mill Springs Street Lighting  
701Wilmot Road Drainage800Cowichan Bay Sewer
702Sentinel Ridge Drainage801Brulette Place Sewer
703Shawnigan Lake East Drainage802Sentinel Ridge Sewer
705Arbutus Mountain Drainage 

707Lanes Road Drainage  804Lambourn Sewer
711Bald Mountain Drainage805Arbutus Mountain Sewer
714Cobble Hill Drainage   806Malahat Sewer
715Arbutus Ridge Drainage 810
Mesachie Lake Sewer
799Shawnigan Creek Cleanout System811
Bald Mountain Sewer

812Cobble Hill Village Sewer

813Mill Springs Sewer

815Arbutus Ridge Sewer
  820Eagle Heights Sewer
  830Maple Hills Sewer
  840Shawnigan Beach Estates Sewer
  850Kerry Village Sewer
  860Youbou Sewer