Projects

Salt Spring

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.

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. For more information see About this Project below.

  • 1. About the Project
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws - None
  • 4. Public correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation
  • 6. Other Information - Education and Communications

Ganges Village Planning

The purpose of this project is 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. Documents affiliated with the project are found below for a detailed outline of the project visit our news page.

  • 1. Document Library
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws - None
  • 4. Public Correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation - None
  • 6. Task Force Agendas and Minutes

Water Sustainability

This project aims to understand and address water quality and quantity issues on Salt Spring Island. It has two streams: Coordination of the Salt Spring Island Watershed Protection Alliance (SSIWPA) and improving policies and regulations related to watershed management and land use planning. For more information see About this Project below.

  • 1. About the Project
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws - None
  • 4. Public correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation - None
  • 6. Other Information

Housing Action Program

A “Housing Working Group Report” was presented to Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (LTC) at their meeting on October 6, 2020. On January 22, 2021, the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee approved the Housing Action Program Project Charter to address the various contributing factors that are impacting the housing conditions on the Island. Documents affiliated with the project are found below for a detailed outline of the project visit our news page.

  • 1. Document Library
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws - None
  • 4. Public correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation - None
  • 6. Task Force Agendas and Minutes

Piers Island Bill 27 OCP Update

The objective of the project is to bring the Piers Island Official Community Plan into conformity with Section 473(3) of the Local Government Act by providing targets, policies and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 1. About the Project - None
  • 2. Staff Reports
  • 3. Proposed Bylaws
  • 4. Public Correspondence
  • 5. Community Consultation
  • 6. Other Information

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