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Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Projects & Initiatives


2018-2022 Strategic Priorities

The SSI LTC has identified the following goals for its term:

  • Implement climate change mitigation and adaption measures
  • Ensure fresh water sustainability
  • Protect the Coastal Douglas Fir (CDF) Ecosystem
  • Increase availability of affordable housing
  • Protect and enhance agriculture
  • Increase meaningful consultation and cooperation with citizens, agencies and First Nations
  • Village Planning


Water Sustainability

Watershed Management was made a Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Top Priority in response to poor water quality advisories for St. Mary Lake which supplies drinking water to thousands of islanders. Read more >>

Affordable Rental Housing - Cottages

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee initiated this project to address the need for affordable rental housing.  Draft bylaw 512 proposes to rezone 407 Rural-zoned properties to a new Rural zone variant that would permit affordable rental cottages instead of seasonal cottages.  Read more >>

Regulation of the Production of Cannabis

The goal of this project is the regulation of the impacts from the commercial production of cannabis.  Read more >>

Industrial Land Uses Update

The goal of the Industrial Land Use Bylaw Update work program is to encourage socio-economic diversity and to enhance economic sustainability and security on Salt Spring Island by meeting the needs for commercial industrial lands for the next 25 years.  Read more >>

Previous and Deferred Projects

 Information on some past and deferred Salt Spring Island LTC projects.  Read more >>         


Page last updated: 09/10/19
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