View a selection of current capital and special project highlights in the Town, including facility upgrades and other construction.
ASPEN DAY CARE CONSTRUCTION
Start: Fall 2020
End: Estimated Spring 2022
Project Description: A unique partnership between the developer, the Comox Valley Children's Day Care Society and the Town to construct a daycare for 28 children within mixed-use residential and commercial development that includes six affordable housing units.
Project Status: Construction
MARINE SERVICES BUILDING PROJECT
Start: April 2021
End: Spring 2022
Project Description: The Marine Services Building Project will replace the existing building and add much needed commercial space to Marina Park. While the final design is still be considered, the building is anticipated to include indoor commercial space for year-round marine tourism and marine services & businesses. Further, the unique outdoor commercial space, for use during peak seasons, would provide additional covered outdoor vendor areas and a fenced area will also be included for safe storage. To learn more click here.
Project Status: Construction Plans Under Review
NORTH EAST STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PLANS IMPLEMENTING BYLAWS
Start: Fall 2020
End: Summer 2021
Project Description: In late 2020, the Town garnered feedback on the preferred option (Option 3) for the North East Comox Stormwater Management Plan from property owners, tenants and stakeholders. In early 2021 Council directed staff to prepare North East Comox Stormwater Management Plan implementation bylaws to enable future growth in that area based on environmental stormwater management best practices. Bylaws are anticipated to be drafted for consideration by Council in the spring/summer of 2021. For more information click here.
Project Status: Bylaws being drafted for Council
OFF-LEASH DOG PARK
Start: Winter 2020
End: Late Spring 2021
Project Description: While Comox currently does not have a designated off-leash dog space, the Town has established an agreement with School District 71 and is working closely with them to create a simple off-leash dog park pilot project on the old Comox Elementary School site located on Rodello Street and Fairbairn Avenue. This area will help provide a space for exercising and socializing dogs in a safer and more controlled environment. Site works are anticipated in April with completion by the end of June.
Project Status: Site Planning and Prep
URBAN AGRICULTURE AND HEN KEEPING FEASIBILITY SURVEY
Start: May 2021 (date TBA)
End: May 2021
The Town of Comox is considering permitting small scale urban agriculture and hen keeping on residential properties which contain a single-family dwelling and is inviting Town of Comox Residents and Property Owners to participate in an Urban Agriculture and Hen Keeping Feasibility Survey. Check back, the survey launch date will be announced shortly.
Note: The content on this page was last updated on May 10, 2021.