Gabriola Island Local Trust Area is located 6 km east of Nanaimo, BC and has a 2011 census population of 4045. The area includes over 20 other islands such as Mudge, DeCourcy, Entrance and the Flat Top Islands. The office is at 700 North Road. The lead planner for Gabriola is Sonja Zupanec. Please click below for contact information.
Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee Latest News
June 2017 | Community Information Meeting
There will be a Community Information Meeting regarding the Housing Options Review Project on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:30pm in the Heron Room at The Haven. Come out for a staff presentation and public Q+A session to learn more about how the bylaws would amend the Official Community Plan and Land Use Bylaw to allow for and regulate secondary suites in lieu of accessory cottages on lots 2.0 hectares or larger, in a variety of configurations. See the meeting calendar for additional information as it's posted.
June 2017 | Our groundwater, our responsibility – workshop coming to your island
Join Islands Trust and partners for a free workshop on wells and their impacts on groundwater. Find out the details of a workshop near you.
June 2017 | Trustee Office Hours
Gabriola Island Trustees will be taking a break from office hours during the summer months.
Return of office hours TBD.
Trustees are available to meet in person with residents and property owners - drop in with your questions, comments or just to say hi. Trustee Mamoser and O’Sullivan alternate office hours each Monday morning 10 am – 11 am at the Islands Trust northern office 700 North Road. For more information please call 250.247.2063 or email the Trustees directly.
June 2017 | UPDATED 2017 Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee Meeting Schedule
View the updated 2017 meeting schedule here.
February 2017 | Reading for Reconciliation
A list of suggested fiction, poetry and non-fiction books on First Nations topics has been added to the Resources page. The Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee hopes that you find something on this list that will inspire you, challenge you, move you, and help to guide you on your own personal path of Truth and Reconciliation.