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Welcome to the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area

The largest of the southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring is home to over 10,000 people and is one of Canada's top tourism and retirement destinations. The Salt Spring Island trust area enjoys one of the warmest year-round climates in Canada, and is popular for its easy-going lifestyle, rich culture and serene beauty. Encompassing nearly 20,000 hectares and including numerous islets, the Local Trust Area is located 11 kilometres north of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal on Vancouver Island.

Important Information: North Salt Spring Waterworks District Water Supply Statement



Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee News 


A Community Information Meeting and Public Hearing for Bylaw No. 515 will take place Tuesday, May 22, 2019. Proposed Bylaw No. 515 seeks to amend the Salt Spring Island Land Use Bylaw to change the zoning of 154 King's Lane from Community Facility 1 variant [CF1(d)] to Residential 12 variant [R12(a)] which would permit 48 affordable seniors housing units, 2 dwelling units, a service club, and a dental and medical office with up to 12 medical practitioners. See the Notice here.


May 14, 2019 | PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing for Bylaws No. 488, 489 and 490 (Industrial Land Uses project) will take place Tuesday, May 14, 2019. See the Notice here.


April 30, 2019 ​| SSI LTC Regular Meeting Highlights

The SSI LTC: Rescinded, amended and read a second time Bylaw 512 regarding Affordable Rental Housing - Cottages Project; Received a Notice regarding Federal Cannabis Licensing at 316 Seymour Heights Road; requested further information from the proponent of the CREST tower and requested staff report back to LTC regarding topics discussed concerning the CREST tower; requested staff schedule a Community Information Meeting and Public Hearing for Bylaw 515 for 154 Kings Lane (Meadowlane) and will not adopt bylaw until conditions have been fulfilled; referred the Cannabis Retail Licence application for Leaf Compassion Inc. to the APC and directed staff to hold a public meeting to gather community input; directed staff work with the applicant for 200 Collins Road to encourage the joint use of private docks; proceeded no further with the DP and DVP applications for 1216 North Beach Road; issued the DVP application to allow an increase of total accessory building floor area for 127 Orchard Road; granted the DVP for 210 Norton Road; and referred the Non-Farm Use Application in the ALR for 192 Vesuvius Bay Road to the AAPC. The Town Hall was well attended. 


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