Gabriola Island Local Trust Area is located 6 km east of Nanaimo, BC and has a 2016 census population of 4033. The area includes over 20 other islands such as Mudge, DeCourcy, Entrance and the Flat Top Islands. Gabriola's beautiful and vibrant islands are home to some of the rarest ecosystems in British Columbia. To learn about the conservation status of the Gabriola Island Local Trust Area, view the island profile. The office is at 700 North Road.
Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee Latest News
June 2019 | Gabriola Island LTC Business Meeting CANCELLED
The Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee Business Meeting scheduled for June 27, 2019 has been CANCELLED. The next meeting of the Gabriola Island LTC will be July 11, 2019 at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. Please see the meetings calendar and click on the date for details.
June 2019 | Gabriola Island Advisory Planning Commission Meeting
The Gabriola Island Advisory Planning Commission will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM at the Islands Trust Northern Office, 700 North Road, Gabriola, BC. The APC will discuss Housing Options and Impacts. More information may be found in the meeting agenda. Members of the public are welcome to attend as observers.
June 2019 | 2019 Gabriola Island LTC Business Meeting Schedule
View the UPDATED 2019 Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee business meeting schedule here.
October 16, 2018 | Gabriola Island’s 707 Community Park is Growing
The Regional District of Nanaimo and the Islands Trust have issued a joint press release announcing the amendment of the Gabriola Island OCP and LUB allowing the transfer of 136 hectares of parkland adjacent to the 707 Community Park to the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN). With this transfer, the 707 Community Park on Gabriola Island will increase from 707 acres to 1,043 acres, providing increased ecological protection to Coats Marsh and important trail connections for the island. Please see the press release for more details.
June 2018 | Secondary Suites Bylaw
On June 14, 2018, the Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee adopted Bylaws 292 (OCP) and 293 (LUB) after two years community consultation on Phase 1 of the Housing Options Review Project. More information about this project is available here.
The Islands Trust has created a brochure with information regarding Secondary Suites on Gabriola. For more information please email email@example.com or phone 250.247.2063.