Below is a compilation of resources that have been prepared for Lasqueti Island. If you have any questions, or do not find what you are searching for, please contact planning staff.
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 Northern Region Housing Needs Assessment is available here.
Further information on Housing in the Islands Trust is available here.
Sustainability and Environmental Protection
Parking Lot Home Enterprise
In the fall on 2014, the Lasqueti Local Trust Committee gave third reading to a bylaw amendment to allow vehicle parking as a home enterprise. In the spring of 2014, after inter agency discussions and community consultation, the False Bay Parking and Master Plan project was redirected in order to specifically assist with alleviating parking congestion in the False Bay area. The Lasqueti Local Trust Committee resolved to amend the Lasqueti Island Land Use Bylaw to allow vehicle parking as a home enterprise. Click here for the Lasqueti Land Use Bylaw No. 78, which now includes this bylaw amendment.
Mitigating Climate Change and green house gas emissions are important, and below are a number of resources to help with this issue.
Are you interested in Greening our Shores Workshop - Integrated Shoreline & Watershed Maps? See mapping that has been created using the Greening our Shores Program, and also check out the Green Shores - Stewardship Centre for BC.
- Nearshore Eelgrass Habitat Mapping
Eelgrass habitat has been mapped to improve our knowledge of where these important habitats exist and to establish a baseline of their health for future monitoring. Read More>>Here are some resources about mooring in ways that lessen impacts on the marine environment, including eelgrass habitats: