South Pender Island Local Trust Area is located 15km north-east of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, has a 2016 census population of 235 and covers an area of 913 hectacres.
South Pender Island Local Trust Area News
Let's Hear From You! | Take the SGI Housing Needs Survey
Islands Trust and the Capital Regional District (CRD) are collaborating to complete a housing needs assessment for the Southern Gulf Islands (SGI). Two confidential online surveys have been created a Residents Survey and an Employers Survey to gather data to help better understand the current housing situation and its impact on your community. Click on the survey link for more information. Survey closes November 30th.
New! Islands Trust Office for the Penders | Planner Office Hours
The Islands Trust has new office space at the Driftwood Centre, co-located with the Capital Regional District. Planners will be holding scheduled office hours twice a month. Contact staff to book an appointment. Drop ins are welcome!
Land Use Bylaw Review
The LTC adopted Bylaws 113 and 114 on October 3, 2017, amending the Official Community Plan and adopting a new Land Use Bylaw and completing the project to undertake a comprehensive review and update of the Land Use Bylaw. The key changes to the Land Use Bylaw are summarized in this FAQ. For more information on the project and the changes click here. For information on past initiatives and for building and development guides click here.
South Pender 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 information on current projects - Read More >>