1. Why do we need to zone the Royal BC Museum's site?

Zoning needs to be appropriate for what we need to do now and in the future, and will allow the Royal BC Museum to do what it needs to do to realize its long term vision.

Rezoning is the first step in realizing our Vision - to reach more British Columbians, forge stronger connections in communities and classrooms, and exhibit and share our stories in the most engaging way possible.

The Royal BC Museum's property is currently zoned R2 - Two Family residential - and does not legally allow for what we currently do and limits what we can do on this site. It's not very pracical for a museum and archives.

We're asking the City of Victoria for a comprehensive development (CD) zone that will allow all uses that we currently operate, and those that we can imagine the site will need, now and decades down the road.

We look forward to hearing what you have to think about this project!

* 1. Are you a resident of Victoria?

* 2. If not, are you a resident of British Columbia?

* 3. How often have you visited the Royal BC Museum (either the museum and/or archives, or other areas of the site)?

* 4. When was the last time you visited the Royal BC Museum (museum and/or archives or other areas on the site)?

* 5. Which features of the Royal BC Museum have you visited? Please check more than one if applicable.

* 6. What is the most significant attribute of the existing Royal BC Museum? (i.e., what is your favourite part that you would like to see preserved?)

* 7. What is the most significant drawback to the existing Royal BC Museum (i.e., what improvement do you think is necessary)?

* 8. What aspect do you like MOST about the proposed Zoning Project?

* 9. What aspect do you like LEAST about the proposed Zoning Project?

* 10. In general, do you support the Royal BC Museum's desire to zone its site appropriately - which will accommodate growth of the museum and archives for the next 100 years?

* 11. Please provide any other suggestions, comments or concerns you may have.

* 12. Would you like to be added to an e-mail distribution list and receive updates on this project or other Royal BC Museum information?

* 13. If yes, please provide your e-mail address below.

* 14. Name and Contact Details (optional)

Personal information on this survey is collected under the authority of Section 5 of the Museum Act (SBC 2003 c.12) and Section 26 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSBC 1996 c. 165).

It will only be used to provide you with updates on the Royal BC Museum's Zoning Project or other information about the museum and archives.

If you have any questions about your privacy, please contact the Manager, Corporate Information and Records, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2; telephone (250)356-0698; or by e-mail mac.culham@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca
Thank you very much for your time and input.

Feedback on this project will be compiled and a report will be posted to our website within the next few months. Written comments will be summarized and may be edited for length. Comments will not be attributed to an individual.

Please visit www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca for more information about this project and other activities underway at YOUR museum and archives.
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