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Welcome to the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area

The largest of the southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Island 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.

Important Information: North Salt Spring Waterworks District Water Supply Statement


Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee News

October 5, 2017 | Community Information Meeting for 270 Furness Road

For further information about the CIM and SSI LTC meeting, please see the Notice


September 7, 2017 | SSILTC Regular Meeting *CANCELLED*

Please be advised the September 7, 2017 Regular Meeting of the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee is cancelled.  The next scheduled Local Trust Committee Regular Meeting is Thursday, October 5, 2017.


August 10, 2017 | SSILTC Regular Meeting Highlights

The SSILTC: approved proactive enforcement of Short-Term Vacation rentals; requested staff organize an Open House and Community Information Meeting for the Gulf Island Brewery at 270 Furness Road, read Bylaws 500 and 501 a first time and asked they be referred to the APC, First Nations, and public agencies for comment; and approved issuance of a DP for BC Ferries septic system at 1000 Long Harbour Road.


July 20, 2017 | SSILTC Regular Meeting Highlights

The SSILTC: approved the DVP for 359 Long Harbour; approved the DP for a new sign at 106 Jackson, directed staff prepare draft bylaws regarding the Dragonfly Commons Affordable Housing application at 221 Drake; and approved the DP for redevelopment of Salt Spring Marina’s moorage structure at 126 Upper Ganges.


June 30, 2017 | Our Groundwater, Our Responsibility

Join Islands Trust and partners for a free workshop on wells and their impacts on groundwater.  Find details of a workshop near you.


June 29, 2017 | SSILTC Regular Meeting Highlights

The SSILTC: endorsed the watershed management project charter, allocated $18,000 for a wells inventory and groundwater monitoring pilot program and requested staff apply for a grant from the Real Estate Foundation; Forwarded the 805 Lower Ganges Road application to the ALC with support; Approved the DVP for 367 Cusheon Lake Road; Approved the DP and DVP for 711 Mansell Road; Referred the application for 126 Upper Ganges to the APC; Adopted Bylaw 497 regarding Lot 15 Park Drive; and, regarding 805 Vesuvius Bay Road, read Bylaws 502 and 503 a first time and referred them to the APC, First Nations, and public agencies.            

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Page last updated: 04/10/17
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