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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. The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area is home to some of the rarest ecosystems in the world. To learn about the conservation status of the Salt spring Island Local Trust Area, view the island profile.

Important Information: North Salt Spring Waterworks District Water Supply Statement

 For Building Permits for Salt Spring Island (within the jurisdiction of the Capital Regional District) please submit a Building Permit Review Form and required documents electronically.


Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee News  


March 23, 2021 | Electronic SSI LTC Regular Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: click here.
To join Electronically: click here.
To Call into the meeting: Canada: 855 703 8985 (Toll Free) / US: 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
Webinar ID: 617 3160 0245

Watch Live Stream in real time:

Meeting Recording: check back for updates.


Seeking Applications for Advisory Planning Commissions and Board of Variance 

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee seeks applications for its Advisory Planning Commissions and Board of Variance.

Click here for information on how to apply.



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Page last updated: 22/03/21
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