Who We Are
The Corporate Services Department supports key initiatives, interdepartmental matters, and core deliverables of the City. Corporate Services consists of four separate but inter-related sections:
- Corporate Policy / Social Planning
- Climate Action and Environment
- Legal Services
- Lands Management
What We Do
Corporate Policy oversees corporate initiatives and intergovernmental projects and programs. This section is responsible for coordinating Delta’s business planning services and bylaw development, organizing municipal representation and policy briefings for the Union of BC Municipalities and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, collaboration with Indigenous peoples, and Federal and Provincial Ministers; as well as the implementation of economic development incentives and the promotion of tourism services in Delta.
Social Planning is responsible for implementing Delta’s Social Action Plan, including developing collaborative community initiatives to promote healthy, safe and resilient neighbourhoods, encourage youth and seniors to be active and engaged, address issues around homelessness, poverty, mental health and the drug toxicity crisis, and make Delta an inclusive and accessible place for all.
Climate Action and Environment is responsible for ensuring that the environmental values of the City are enhanced and protected through environmental management, education, restoration and enhancement of natural areas including Burns Bog, enforcement, bylaw development, building and development plan reviews and environmental assessments. This group also investigates complaints regarding spills, odours, pest problems, industrial noise and contaminated site issues, and delivers seasonal programs such as mosquito and invasive plant control.
Legal Services provides legal advice and risk management services to Council and staff.
The Lands Management division manages the City’s real property portfolio and provides advice and services to other departments in respect of land-related matters such as statutory rights of way, park expansion and strategic acquisitions and dispositions.