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Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Projects & Initiatives

Watershed Management

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 >>

Ganges Village Plan - Harbourwalk

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee has identified the development of a local area plan for Ganges Village as a community planning priority.  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 >>

Affordable Rental Housing - Cottages

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee initiated this project to address the need for affordable rental housing. To address that need, draft bylaw 512 proposes to rezone 405 Rural-zoned properties to a new Rural zone variant that would permit affordable rental cottages instead of seasonal cottages.  Read more >>

Rural Watershed Uses

The Rural Watershed Uses project focuses on potential changes to the regulation of agriculture in the Rural Watershed 1 and 2 zones on Salt Spring Island. The objective of the project is to limit potential negative impacts on drinking water quality from farming.  Read more >>

Heritage and Cultural Site Protection

This project focuses on the development of an inventory of sites, landmarks, and natural features that have heritage value or heritage character related to human occupation or use along the shoreline of islands and islets in Capital Regional District Electoral Area F.  Read more >>

Piers Island Official Community Plan Update - Climate Change

The Piers Island Official Community Plan Update - Climate Change project ensures compliance with Section 473(3) of the Local Government Act by providing greenhouse gas emission targets and policies.   Read more >> 

Previous Projects

 A list of past Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee projects.  Read more >>                  

Page last updated: 09/10/18
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