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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  

June 2, 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.


March 27, 2017 | LTC Meeting Update

The Mayne Local Trust Committee primarily discussed the implementation of the Riparian Area Regulation (RAR). A report was prepared by a Qualified Environment Professional from Madrone Environmental Services regarding RAR applicable streams on Mayne Island.  Staff was directed to prepare draft bylaws to implement the RAR for the LTCs consideration.


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.



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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: 31/05/17
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