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December 7, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Galiano LTC adopted Bylaw Nos. 251 & 252 for the Galiano Conservancy and approved GL-DVP-2015.3 (Black) with amendments. The LTC directed staff to schedule a meeting with the Trust Fund Board and the LTC to discuss GL-RZ-2014.1 (Crystal Mountain) application and directed staff to report back on cost estimates for reviewing lease foundation housing agreement for GL-RZ-2011.1 (Galiano Green).
November 2, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The LTC held a Public Hearing on Bylaws 242 & 243 (cottages), Bylaw 253 (Contractor Yards), and Bylaws 254 & 255 (secondary suites). Following the Public Hearing, the LTC amended Bylaw 243 to permit a maximum floor area of 80 square metres in cottages. All the bylaws were given Third Reading then forwarded to the Executive Committee and the Minister of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development for approval. At the meeting, representatives of application GL-RZ-2014.1 (Crystal Mountain) gave a presentation on their proposed rezoning.
November 2, 2015 | Notice of Public Hearing
A Public Hearing for proposed Bylaws No. 242, 243, 253, 254, and 255 is scheduled for November 2, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. Read the Notice of Public Hearing for full details. To learn more about these proposed bylaws and their associated LTC projects, click here.
October 5, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The LTC agreed to support the Galiano Golf and Country Club’s application to the Ministry of Transportation for directional signage. The LTC gave further readings to the bylaws for increased cottage size, and amended the bylaws for secondary suites to permit vacation rentals in suites. Chair Busheikin and the LTC sent a letter of endorsement for a grant application by Beacon Wireless.
September 14, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The LTC gave First Reading to the Secondary Suites bylaws, as amended, and also the Cottage Review bylaws. Second Reading was given to the Home-based Contractor Yard Project bylaw. A CIM and Public Hearing for all three top priority projects will be scheduled for the November 2, 2015 LTC meeting. The LTC approved GL-DVP-2015.2 (Simpson) and requested further information regarding the draft sustainable forestry covenant for GL-RZ-2013.1 (Landworks).
July 6, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Local Trust Committee gave Second and Third Reading to proposed bylaws No. 251 and 252 zoning amendment GL-RZ-2015.1 (Galiano Conservancy). The Land Use Bylaw Technical Amendment Bylaw No. 250 was adopted. The LTC requested staff to amend the draft bylaws for the Secondary Suite and Cottage Review Projects for the September LTC meeting.
July 6, 2015 Public Hearing | GL-RZ-2015.1
The Local Trust Committee will hold a community information meeting and public hearing on proposed draft bylaws No 251 and 252 from application GL-RZ-2015.1 within the July 6th business meeting, South Hall 12:30 p.m. Please see the Public Hearing Notice or Meeting Calendar for more information.
June 13, 2015 | Open House & Community Information Meeting
You are invited to join the local trust committee for a community information meeting and open house where the Cottage Size Review Project and Secondary Suite Project will be discussed. June 13, doors at 12:30 p.m., Lions Park Hall 992 Burrill. Read the notice - click here
June 9, 2015 | APC Meeting Scheduled
The Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission will meet at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, at the office, 23 Madrona Dr. to review the local trust committee referral, Cottage Size Review.
June 2, 2015 | APC Meeting Scheduled
The Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission (APC) will meet Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the Islands Trust Office, at 9:00 a.m. 23 Madrona Dr. to discuss the local trust committee referred draft bylaws prepared for the Secondary Suite Review and the Cottage Size Review projects.
June 1, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Local Trust Committee approved a Development Permit for GL-DP-2014.5 (Koster) and zoning amendment GL-RZ-2015.1 (Galiano Conservancy) was given First Reading. A rezoning amendment GL-RZ-2014.1 (Crystal Mountain) and the Home-Based Contractor Yard (Proposed Bylaw No. 253) will be sent to the Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission for comment. Bylaw updates will be posted shortly.
June 1, 2015 | Notice of Public Hearing
Please be advised of the upcoming Public Hearing regarding Proposed Bylaw No. 250 which, in general terms, would clarify Section 2.14 of the Galiano Land Use Bylaw pertaining to the setback to the sea. To view the Public Notice and instructions for comment, click here.
May 7, 2015 | APC Meeting Scheduled
The Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission (APC) will meet on Thursday, May 7th at 11:00 a.m at the Islands Trust office, 23 Madrona Drive to discuss STVR bylaw enforcement policy.
May 4, 2015 | Meeting Highlights
The Local Trust Committee requested staff to schedule an open house and community information meeting for the secondary suites and the cottage review projects for June 13, 2015. The LTC also discussed the cell tower proposal and made a decision to not concur with the Rogers cell tower proposal located at 1228 Montague Road.
April 13, 2015 | Meeting Highlights
The Local Trust Committee discussed their three top priority projects and asked staff to draft bylaws for each project: home-based contractor yards, secondary suites, and the cottage review. The referral process, to-date, was discussed for the Roger’s cell tower proposal and a decision will be made at a subsequent LTC meeting.
March 18, 2015 | Accepting Expressions of Interest for APC
There is one (1) position open on the Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission and the Local Trust Committee is requesting expressions of interest. Deadline is April 14, 2015 by 4:30 pm. For more information on how to submit your expression of interest, click here.
March 14, 2015 | LTC Special Meeting
Regarding the Rogers Cell Tower Proposal, a Special Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Lions Hall, 992 Burrill Road. The meeting will start at 12:30 pm. Click here to read the agenda.
March 2, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Local Trust Committee approved a development permit and a development variance permit for a dock on Parker Island. Staff were requested to report back to the LTC with options for three current projects: Contractor Yards, Secondary Suites, and Cottage Size review. The LTC also considered re-appointments of the expiring memberships with the Advisory Planning Commission.
February 2, 2015 | LTC Meeting Highlights
At the first LTC meeting for 2015 the LTC forwarded a non-farm use application to the ALC for decision. A preliminary staff report for RZ.2014.1 (Crystal Mountain) was also received by the LTC and staff are to gather further information prior to drafting bylaws. Staff were given direction to schedule a community information meeting for the cell tower proposal on Galiano Island. The LTC also amended the work program to include three top priorities: secondary suites, cottage regulations, and home-based contractor yards.