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
September2018 | 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.
September 4, 2018 | LTC Public Hearing for Bylaw 115
The South Pender LTC will be holding a public hearing regarding Bylaw No. 115 at 10am on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at the South Pender Fire Hall, 8961 Gowland Point Road. Public submissions will be open until 4:30pm, August 31, 2018. In general terms, Bylaw No. 115 would amend the Official Community Plan (OCP) to update policies about pedestrian and cycling infrastructure on the island. Please see the Public Hearing Notice for details.
South Pender Island Community Heritage Register
At its June 12, 2018 meeting, the Local Trust Committee (LTC) established a new Community Heritage Register for South Pender Island. At that meeting, the LTC made the first entry to the new register: the Church of the Good Shepherd at 8978 Gowlland Point Road. Click here to learn more about the project and to read the Statement of Significance for the Church of the Good Shepherd.
Land Use Bylaw Review | Project Complete - October 2017
The key changes to the Land Use Bylaw are summarized in this FAQ. For more information on the project and the changes 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 >>