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Welcome to Living in Downtown Victoria!

The Downtown Residents Association is the official community organization representing people living in the Victoria’s Downtown and Harris Green neighbourhoods.  We would like to acknowledge that we are on the homelands of the Coast Salish Peoples, more specifically the Lekwungen and Songhees Nations.

CALUC letters re 1150 Douglas and 901 Gordon – Applications for Storefront Cannabis Retail


The DRA Land Use Committee reviewed applications to permit the use of a Storefront Cannabis Retailer at 1150 Douglas Street and at 910 Gordon Street. In both cases, the LUC.. Read more

CALUC Letter Re: 1244 Wharf Street, Yates Block – Rezoning Application


Since May 2020, the DRA LUC has been in discussions with the Applicant, Mr. Robert Fung, and the City planning department regarding the proposed Rezoning at 1244 Wharf Street to.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 506 Herald Street – Application for a Structural Change to a Lounge Endorsement for a Manufacturing Licence


The applicant is now applying for an additional 99-person roof top patio that was held back from the original application for the 178-person interior capacity that was approved by Council.. Read more