Fonds - City of Victoria fonds

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City of Victoria fonds

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  • 1862-2000 (Creation)
    Victoria (B.C.)

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162.79 m of textual records;4200 photographs;5000 architectural plans

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The City of Victoria was incorporated in 1862. It provides local government services to the people of Victoria, such as water, sanitation, and sewerage; street lighting and maintenance; building, electrical, and plumbing permits and inspections; zoning, subdivision, and taxation of land; parks, recreation facilities, and community programs. At different periods, the City has also performed a variety of other functions, such as providing health and welfare services, property assessments, and the local police court.

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Fonds consists of various series documenting all aspects of City of Victoria services and administration.

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BCAUL control number: CVIC-264

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BCAUL control number: CVIC-264

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