North Pender Island Local Trust Area is located 15km northeast of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal and has a 2011 census population of 2,035. The 5228 ha area includes the islands east of the Saanich Peninsula, such as Sidney and James Islands, which are collectively designated as the North Pender Associated Islands. The planner for North Pender is Justine Starke.
North Pender Island Local Trust Area News
July 26, 2018 | Meeting Cancelled
The North Pender Island Local Trust Committee Regular Meeting on July 26th, 2018, has been cancelled and the next meeting is scheduled for September 6th, 2018.
June 26, 2018 | Notice of Public Hearing
The Local Trust Committee will hold a Community Information Meeting & Public Hearing at its regular business meeting on June 26, 2018 for proposed Bylaws 216 and 217. In general, the proposed bylaws are intended to allow for the construction of secondary suites in the rural, residential and agriculture zones on North Pender Island. See the Housing project page on Secondary Suites for more information.
February 22, 2018 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The LTC considered and approved two covenants that will implement various community amenities associated with the rezoning and future redevelopment of the Port Browning resort. The LTC also approved a Temporary Use Permit for a short term vacation rental on Harpoon Road and a Development Variance Permit on Shoal Road. The LTC endorsed a project charter to host a workshop focused on First Nations and the deep history of the Penders.
Seeking Advisory Planning Commission Members
The LTC is accepting expressions of interest for up to eight volunteer positions. Deadline to submit a letter of interest and resume is 4:30 p.m., March 14, 2018. For more information, click here.
January 30, 2018 | LTC Meeting Highlights
Bylaw No. 213, for PIPRC to construct a picnic shelter at Thieves' Bay, was adopted. The LTC rescinded then gave First Reading to Bylaws 214 & 215 (Waste Management) and gave First Reading to Bylaws 216 & 217 (Secondary Suites).
North Pender Island Local Trust Committee Projects
Local trust committees set their priorities and manage their community planning projects using a work program. Top priority projects on the LTC's work program have resources in place, or resources which will be soon available. Projects may be significant and long term, such as an Official Community Plan Review, or relatively minor, such as an amendment to a regulation in a Land Use Bylaw. For more information on current projects - Read More>>