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Welcome to the Saturna Island Local Trust Area

Saturna Island Local Trust Area is located 27 km east of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, has a 2011 census population of 335 and covers an area of 3,570 ha. The planner for Saturna Island is Gary Richardson.

Saturna Island Local Trust Committee News 

October 2018 | Housing Needs Assessment Report

Housing needs assessments are the first step a community can take to understand the gap(s) between the housing needs of its people and the availability of suitable housing to meet that need. The Southern Region Housing Needs Assessment is available here.

Further information on Housing in the Islands Trust is available here.

July 28, 2018 | Meeting Highlights

Approximately 50 people attended the special meeting and public hearings. Proposed Bylaw 119 (LUB Technical Amendments) was amended and then advanced to the Executive Committee for approval. Proposed Bylaws 120 and 121 Density Transfer Bylaws (SA-RZ-2018.1) were advanced to the Executive Committee for approval. It was determined that proposed Bylaws 122 and 123 require further consultation with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development prior to proceeding.


July 28, 2018 | Community Information Meetings and Public Hearings

The Local Trust Committee will hold CIM's and Public Hearings, July 28th, 1:00 p.m. at the Saturna Island Recreational and Cultural Centre - 104 Harris Rd - in further consideration of draft bylaws regarding secondary suites, Notice of Public Hearing BL 122 & 123; and the rezoning application  SA-RZ-2018.1 (Hall), Notice of Public Hearing BL 120 & 121; and the Land Use Bylaw review, Notice of Public Hearing BL 119.  Please join us; light snacks and refreshments will be served.

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Saturna Island Local Trust Committee Projects & Initiatives 

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 more information on current projects.  Read more >>

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Page last updated: 17/10/18
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