Application Sponsorship

The Executive Committee can sponsor fees for applications that benefit the community at large.

Eligible Applicants

  • non-profit agencies or organizations seeking to establish, expand or modify a facility for the benefit of the community that is consistent with goals in the Official Community Plan.
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  • established or establishing institutions supported by taxpayers seeking to establish, expand or modify a community facility.
  • an applicant seeking to implement specific objectives of an Official Community Plan with broad community benefits.

Eligible Applications

  • Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendments
  • Development Permits
  • Development Variance Permits
  • Temporary Use Permits

Application Process

Submit this form, or the details in a letter, with your development application. Applicants are encouraged to file this form with or after their development application.

Previously Sponsored Applications:

In the 2018-2022 term, the Executive Committee has sponsored the following application fees:

2021/22

  • $4,400 – Galiano Affordable Living Society (GALI) rezoning application fee for a 20-unit affordable housing project
  • $1,100 – Mayne Island Agricultural Society and Fall Fair for Temporary Use Permit fee for thrift store, archive and museum storage within an existing dwelling, and for expanded outdoor fall fair uses
  • $4,950.00  – Denman Housing Association [Denman Green] re-zoning application fee for a 20-unit affordable housing project

2020/21

  • $1,100.00 – Mayne Island Early Childhood Society for Temporary Use Permit fee for operation of a temporary licensed daycare facility.
  • $1,000 – Gabriola Housing Society’s rezoning application fee for a 24-unit affordable housing project.
  • $4,950- Gulf Islands Galisle Affordable Rental Housing Society for rezoning application fee for a 12-unit affordable housing development.
  • $935 – Ruxton Island Property Owners Association for a development permit application for a 42 square meter emergency service equipment storage building

2019/20

  • $2,035 – Salt Spring Island Community Services’ development permit and development variance permit fees for a 24‑unit affordable housing project

2018/19

  • $700 – Salt Spring Tennis Association’s rezoning application fee for an indoor tennis court
  • $4,950 – Denman Housing Association’s rezoning application fee for a 20-unit affordable housing development (withdrawn)
  • $4,400 – Gulf Islands Seniors Residence Association’s rezoning application fee for a 48-unit seniors affordable housing project

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