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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 

February 26, 2019 ​| SSI LTC Regular Meeting Highlights

The SSI LTC amended Bylaw 512 (Affordable Rental Housing - Cottages) and requested staff schedule a Public Hearing; Allocated $5,000.00 from the Water Sustainability budget to identify Community Aquifer Recharge Areas; Requested the Islands Trust have the opportunity to review and comment on the Terms of Reference for Integrated Water Management; Adopted Bylaws 496 & 487 (Agriculture in Rural Watershed Zones); Referred the proposed CREST VHF tower at 120 Blain Road to the APC; Received 2 notices regarding Cannabis Licensing; Read Bylaw No. 515 (GISRA - 154 Kings Lane) a 2nd time and referred it to the CRD Ganges Sewer Commission, re-referred it to Island Health, requested an Archaeological Impact Overview, and approved, in principle, the draft housing agreement; Approved the Development Permit for 210 Norton Road; and, Accepted the water treatment and storm water management covenants for the 370 Baker Road subdivision application.


February 22, 2019 ​| Serve on the Advisory Planning Commissions & Board of Variance

Apply to become a member of the Board of Variance or an Advisory Planning Commission. Applications are accepted until April 26, 2019.  Read more >> | Application Form


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Page last updated: 18/03/19
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