Search Salt Spring Island only?

Share this page

Email

Welcome to the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area

The largest of the southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring is home to over 10,000 people and is one of Canada's top tourism and retirement destinations. The Salt Spring Island trust area enjoys one of the warmest year-round climates in Canada, and is popular for its easy-going lifestyle, rich culture and serene beauty. Encompassing nearly 20,000 hectares and including numerous islets, the Local Trust Area is located 11 kilometres north of the Swartz Bay ferry terminal on Vancouver Island. The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area is home to some of the rarest ecosystems in the world. To learn about the conservation status of the Salt spring Island Local Trust Area, view the island profile.

Important Information: North Salt Spring Waterworks District Water Supply Statement

 For Building Permits for Salt Spring Island (within the jurisdiction of the Capital Regional District) please submit a Building Permit Review Form and required documents electronically.

  

 

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee News  

OCTOBER

October 6, 2020 | Electronic SSI LTC Regular Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: please check back for updates.
To join Electronically: click here.
To Call into the meeting: Canada: 855 703 8985 (Toll Free) / US: 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
Webinar ID: 628 0136 0136

 

SEPTEMBER

  • September 1, 2020 | SSI LTC Electronic Regular Meeting Highlights:
    • to continue electronic meetings in accordance with Ministerial Order M192.
    • directed staff to report back on consideration of adding required signs in the Development Procedures Bylaw.
    • directed staff to seek staff-to-staff meetings with Tsawout First Nation, Halalt First Nation, Lyackson First Nation, and Cowichan Tribes to determine what information and/or commitments would be required to satisfy the concerns raised in their referral responses to Bylaws No. 474 and 475.
    • accepted a covenant requiring submission of acceptance of a drainage plan prior to construction, and upon confirmation, approved issuance of SS-DP-2020.6 (143 Jennifer Way).
    • approved issuance of the amended Temporary Use Permit SS-TUP-2020.2 (180 Thomas Road).
    • directed staff to report on organizing the Projects List under broad categories and to remove outdated items.
    • requested staff to respond to the referral from the Thetis Island Local Trust Committee for Bylaws No. 108 & 109, indicating that interests are unaffected.

September 1, 2020 | Electronic SSI LTC Regular Business Meeting

Meeting Agenda: click here.
Meeting Agenda Addendum: click here.

To join Electronically: click here.
To Call into the meeting: Canada: 855 703 8985 (Toll Free) / US: 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) 
Webinar ID: 634 9346 9946

 

August 10, 2020 | OFFICE REOPENING

Salt Spring Island office re-opens August 10, 2020. Safety protocols will be in place as per the Islands Trust Safety Plan.

 

 

More News

Page last updated: 08/09/20
© Islands Trust. All Rights Reserved.