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Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Projects & Initiatives


Protection of Coastal Douglas-Fir and Associated Ecosystems 

The purpose of this project is explore options to better protect the Island’s unique and at-risk Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem. It will implement the Islands Trust toolkit for the protection of the Coastal Douglas-fir Zone and Associated Ecosystems. Read more >>

Ganges Village Planning 

The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 434 (OCP) was adopted in 2008, which included land use planning policies guiding development in Ganges Village. The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (SSI LTC) has directed staff to develop a Ganges Village Area Plan to ensure development occurs in a coordinated, sustainable, and resilient manner in order to address the issues impacting the social, economic, cultural, and environment sustainability of Ganges Village. Read more >>

Water Sustainability

Watershed Management was made a Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Top Priority in response to poor water quality advisories for St. Mary Lake which supplies drinking water to thousands of islanders. Read more >>

Temporary Use Permits for Residential Uses

This project will amend the Salt Spring Island Official Community Plan to authorize the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee to issue Temporary Use Permits (TUPs) for residential uses. It will also establish guidelines the Local Trust Committee can apply when considering issuance of TUPs for residential uses.  Read more >>

Previous and Deferred Projects

 Information on some past and deferred Salt Spring Island LTC projects.  Read more >>         


Page last updated: 17/11/20
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