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Vacation Home Rentals Policy Review

Vacation Home Rentals Survey


The Hornby Island Local Trust Committee (the LTC) is seeking public input on the topic of Vacation Home Rentals (VHRs) on Hornby Island. The purpose of this Community Survey is to obtain public feedback from the Hornby community about the benefits and drawbacks of VHR uses, as well as any suggested current and/or best practices or approaches for managing VHRs.

 The survey is available in two ways:

  1. As a .pdf for you to print, complete, and return to us: click here  or
  2. As an online response, through Survey Monkey at:

Note: The survey will be in circulation from Monday, August 14 – Monday, September 11, 2017.

Results of the survey will be analyzed and then shared publicly at the regular LTC business meeting on Friday, November 3, 2017.

The survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete, and completed surveys will be received until 4 pm on Monday, September 11, 2017

 Thank you in advance for sharing your feedback. Completed paper surveys can also be returned to any of the following:


Trustee Alex Allen



Trustee Tony Law


Islands Trust Northern Office

700 North Road Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X3

Fax: 250-247-7514


Project Background Information

At their regular business meeting held, July 7, 2017, the Local Trust Committee endorsed a revised Project Charter (v. 2.0) for this project.  The purpose of the project remains the same with the addition of identifying potential approaches to education as well. Project Purpose – “review with the community, the recent policies and regulations implemented to permit Vacation Home Rentals on Hornby Island, to identify improved approaches through education, regulation and enforcement.”  The project will continue to include significant community consultation and valued input from the APC along with other community groups and stakeholders.

Staff Reports

2017-07-07 - Staff Report including revised and endorsed Project Charter

2017-01-27 – Staff Report

2016-10-14 – Staff Report exploring project

Page last updated: 14/09/17
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