Building & Development

Metchosin is a rural community with a population of 5,067 (2021 Census) located in the Capital Region, and contains much of the productive agricultural land within the Capital Region.  It provides opportunity for rural living on large residential lots and on hobby farms and limited commercial use in the village centre.

The community's Official Community Plan sets out land use designations and policies to guide development and growth.  

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Do you have a stream or wetland on your property?

The BC Riparian Areas Regulation may affect your development. The regulation encourages responsible development. It helps you conduct your activities responsibly to avoid degrading valuable riparian fish habitat.