Covers all of Texada Island and includes the communities of Blubber Bay, Van Anda and Gillies Bay, and excludes Tla’amin Nation land.
“Texada Island’s vision is to sustain an independent rural lifestyle with minimal regulations. We envision our island economy fostering a diverse and balanced mix of resource industries, tourism, small business enterprises, agriculture, and services for seniors. Texada Island will adapt to change carefully, while always preserving our freedoms, stewarding the natural beauty of our island, our coast, and our island lifestyle.”
Texada Island Official Community Plan Vision Statement
Official Community Plan bylaws set out a long-term vision for a community and establish community goals, objectives and policies for achieving that vision. An Official Community Plan bylaw provides a policy framework to guide land use and development decision making of the regional district, other government agencies, businesses and land owners.
Zoning bylaws are a planning tool for implementing an official community plan and regulating land use.