Projects

Gabriola

Local trust committee community planning projects are proactive initiatives that further the preserve and protect mandate. Projects can be significant and long term, such as an Official Community Plan Review, or may be relatively minor, such as an amendment to a regulation in a Land Use Bylaw.

Housing Options and Impacts Review

The intent of the project is, over several phases, to review and potentially amend policies and regulations to encourage and support a variety of housing options on Gabriola Island. PHASE 1 completed in June 2018, focused on secondary suites on lots 2 hectares or larger. The second phase of the project will consider a broader range of housing issues, and the potential for increased density on the island to accommodate increased housing options.  For more information see About the Project below.

  • 1. About the Project
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws
  • 4. Public correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation
  • 6. Other Information

Cannabis Production and Retail Sales

This project seeks to update the Gabriola Land Use Bylaw (LUB) to ensure consistency with federal and provincial policies and legislation regarding the growing and processing of cannabis on Gabriola Island.  For more information see About the Project below.

  • 1. About the Project
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws
  • 4. Public correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation
  • 6. Other Information

LUB Amendments to Expand Community Uses Project

This project will explore updates the Gabriola Land Use Bylaw (LUB) to allow expanded uses in the Institutional 1 (IN1) zone.  For more information see About the Project below.

  • 1 - About the Project
  • 2 - Staff Reports
  • 3 - Proposed Bylaws
  • 4 - Public Correspondence
  • 5 - Waive Public Hearing - Bylaw No. 310
  • 6 - Community Consultation
  • 7 - Other Information

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