Salt Spring Island Trust Area Includes:

Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area includes more than 25 associated islands including:

  • Bright Island
  • Deadman Islands
  • Piers Island
List of all Islands

Meetings and Events Around: Salt Spring

Learn about upcoming Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area meetings and events and plan to attend.

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Mar 07
2024

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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Apr 11
2024

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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May 16
2024

Salt Spring LTC Regular Meeting

Time: 9:30 am
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Meet Your Local Trust Committee

Jamie Harris

Jamie Harris

Salt Spring Island Trustee

Timothy Peterson

Timothy Peterson

Lasqueti Island Trustee, Executive Committee Vice-Chair

 

 

Laura Patrick

Laura Patrick

Salt Spring Island Trustee

 

 

Island Profile

In and around the Saltspring Island Local Trust Area there are 48 species at risk. The area is critical habitat for Dun Skipper butterflies, Gray’s Desert-parsley and two species at risk: the Little Brown Bat and Sharp-tailed snake. In the Salish Sea the endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle, the world's largest reptile is occasionally seen.

Mature Forest Growth

7.6%

on island

Parks and Woodland

23

%

protected

Population

Salt Spring

11,795

Trust Area

Sensitive Ecosystems

27

%

protected

News Salt Spring LTA

Find out what's happening in and around your local trust area

Islands Trust Council Statement on the Scope and Meaning of Section 3 of the Islands Trust Act (Object Clause)

In September 2023, the Islands Trust Council reflected on its interpretation of the Islands Trust mandate and released a statement about its interpretation. The Islands […]

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Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee Notice of First Reading of Draft Bylaw No. 537

Please be advised that the Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee will be considering first reading of draft Bylaw No. 537 cited as “Salt Spring […]

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Salt Spring Local Trust Committee 2024 Regular Meeting Schedule

The Salt Spring Islands Local Trust Committee 2024 business meeting schedule is now available. To review the agendas, minutes and recordings of any Salt Spring […]

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View overlooking the Salish Sea from the viewpoint at Mt Erskine Nature Reserve on Salt Spring Island

New Conservation Area on Lasqueti Island Protects Mature Forest for Species at Risk

For immediate release Livingstone Forest Covenant on Lasqueti Island. Photo by Doug Hopwood. Lək̓ ʷəŋən, METULIYE/Victoria, B.C.  ¾  The Islands Trust Conservancy’s new Livingstone Forest […]

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Ganges Village Area Plan

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.

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Housing Action Program

The Housing Action Program intends to provide actions and measures to address the housing issues unique to Salt Spring Island. Actions proposed in the Project Charter include a number of actions, such as the potential for a major amendment to the Official Community Plan.

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