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The Mayne Island Local Trust Area is located 20 km northeast of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, and covers an area of 2,320 ha. Census data for 2011 reported a population of 1,071 people in the local trust area. The planner for the Mayne Island Local Trust Area is Gary Richardson.

Mayne Island Local Trust Committee News  

January 30, 2017 | LTC Meeting Update

The Mayne LTC met on January 30, 2017 for its 1st business meeting of the year.  Two development applications were considered; MA-DVP-2016.1 a reduced  variance for a deck in the setback from the sea was issued, and MA-TUP-2016.3 was issued to allow the gas station to have two new permitted uses: office use and personal service use.  Bylaw enforcement on Mayne island was discussed with the Manager of Bylaw enforcement Miles Drew present.  Fioana MacRaild, Senior Intergovernmental Policy Advisor, Marine and First Nations Issues gave a First Nations presentation.


November 28, 2016 | LTC Meeting Update

The Mayne LTC met on November 28 and adopted five bylaws: Bylaws 165 and 166 (STVR use of Cottages), Bylaws 168 and 169 (Horton Bay Community Dock), and 170 (Mayne Island Resort).  There was a guest speaker from the CRD – John Reilly - Manager Housing Planning and Programs. Two topics were discussed – Short Term Vacation Rentals and Affordable Housing.  In the new year staff will be concentrating on two projects: Riparian Area Implementation and Commercial Land Use Review.


November 7, 2016 | LTC Meeting Update

A Public Hearing was held for a bylaw amending zoning regulations that apply to the Mayne Island resort - Bylaw 170 was advanced to the Executive Committee of the Islands Trust. Application MA-TUP-2016.2 for the use of a residence for a short term vacation rental on Campbell Bay Road was denied by the LTC. The decision on a road closure request from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure was postponed until a site review is carried out.  The proposed 2017 meeting schedule was adopted.

The next LTC meeting is a community information meeting scheduled for Nov 28, 2016.  The topics of the CIM are Short Term Vacation rental of residences and affordable housing. Anyone interested in these topics is requested to come.



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Mayne Island Local Trust Committee Projects and 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: 31/01/17
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