Denman Island Local Trust Committee Latest News
August 2018 | Housing Needs Assessment Report
Housing needs assessments are the first step a community can take to understand the gap(s) between the housing needs of its people and the availability of suitable housing to meet that need. The Northern Region Housing Needs Assessment is available here.
Further information on Housing in the Islands Trust is available here.
July 2018 | LTC Prohibits Driving on the Beach - Bylaw No. 225 adopted
One June 26, 2018 the LTC adopted a bylaw amendment (Bylaw No. 225) that prohibits driving on the beach in the marine zones of W1, W3, and W4. The development of this bylaw amendment was in response to concern about driving on the beach, an activity which may negatively impact sensitive shoreline habitat vital to forage fish and a myriad of other species. For more information, please see this page.
July 2018 | Denman Island and Hornby Island Local Trust Committee Inter-governmental meetings with K’ómoks First Nation
At the invitation of the K’ómoks First Nation, the Denman Island and Hornby Island Local Trust Committees (along with some Islands Trust staff) attended a series of three inter-governmental meetings at the K’ómoks First Nation office.
The meetings were held on February 20, March 19, and June 11-12, and aimed to facilitate building stronger inter-governmental relationships between the K’ómoks First Nation and the Islands Trust (and other local governments in the area).
Following the conclusion of the meeting series, the Denman Island and Hornby Island Local Trust Committees shared their thoughts from the meetings with the K’ómoks First Nation. These reflections are available here.
July 2018 | Community Information Meeting August 2, 2018
There was a Community Information Meeting regarding Bylaws 228 and 229 (Denman Farm Plan Implementation) on Thursday August 2nd at 6:00PM at the Denman Island Activity Centre, 1111 Northwest Road. More information on the project may be found on the project page. Further information regarding this meeting will be posted on our website prior to the meeting.
July 2018 | 2018 Denman Island Local Trust Committee Meeting Schedule
View the REVISED 2018 meeting schedule here.
June 2018 | UPDATED - Advisory Planning Commission Meeting - June 26, 2018
A further meeting of the Denman Island Advisory Planning Commission (APC) took place on June 26, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Denman Activity Centre. The APC considered a referral from the Denman Island Local Trust Committee regarding proposed Bylaw Amendments 228 and 229 for the Denman Island Farm Plan Implementation project. The APC referral and proposed Bylaws 228 and 229 can be found on our website. Members of the public are welcome to observe.