|The Corporation of the District of Central Saanich|
|Nickname(s): Cen Saan|
|Regional district||Capital Regional District|
|• Governing body||Central Saanich District Council|
|• Mayor||Ryan Windsor|
|• MP||Elizabeth May (Green)|
|• MLA||Gary Holman (NDP)|
|• Total||41.33 km2 (15.96 sq mi)|
|Elevation||100 m (300 ft)|
|• Density||406.8/km2 (1,054/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|Forward sortation area||V8M|
|Waterways||Strait of Juan de Fuca, Saanich Inlet, Tod Inlet|
|Website||District of Central Saanich|
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. It is located on the Saanich Peninsula. The district began as a farming community, and many hobby farms, along with a handful of small working farms and vineyards, still exist. In recent decades, the area has seen increasing residential, commercial, and industrial development, especially around the neighbourhoods of Brentwood Bay and Saanichton, which are occasionally referred to as separate communities.
The mayor of Central Saanich is former district councillor Ryan Windsor. Municipal councillors last elected in 2014 include Niall Paltiel, Carl Jensen, Alicia Cormier, Bob Thompson, Christopher Graham, and Zeb King.
Neighbourhoods of Central Saanich
|Canada 2006 Census||Population||% of Total Population|
|Visible minority group
|Other visible minority||0||0%|
|Mixed visible minority||15||0.1%|
|Total visible minority population||805||5.2%|
|Total Aboriginal population||215||1.4%|
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