scenic of Lillooet, B.C with train; District of Lillooet
Doug Matthews
scenic of Lillooet, B.C with train; District of Lillooet
Doug Matthews

District of Lillooet

District of Lillooet

Representatives

Barbara Wiebe
Alternate Director
Phone: (250) 256-4289
Cell: (250) 256-7340
Peter Busse
Director
Phone: (250) 256-4299
Cell: (250) 256-3207
Outside Agency/Other Appointments
  • Southern Interior Beetle Action Coalition
  • Thompson Regional Hospital District

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Population: 2,275 (2016 Canada Census)

The District of Lillooet is situated at the confluence of the Fraser River and the Bridge River to the north, and the Fraser River and Cayoosh Creek to the south. Lillooet’s first inhabitants named the area Pa-Shil-Qua-Ka-Meen – the place where three rivers meet. The District of Lillooet is located within the traditional territory of the St’át’imc Nation and the boundaries of Electoral Area B of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.

Lillooet is considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in North America, with archeological evidence stretching back more than 8,000 years. The area attracted large seasonal and permanent populations of the St’át’imc people, whose economy was based on salmon from the Fraser River. In the 1860s, the onset of the Gold Rush made Lillooet Mile 0 of the Cariboo Wagon Road. For a time, it was the second largest community north of San Francisco and west of Chicago. Gold mining and prospecting continue in the area to this day, and Lillooet remains one of the world’s greatest sources of nephrite jade.

Lillooet’s economy has historically been based around forestry, the railway, ranching, farming and government services. Grape-growing and wine production is now emerging as another important sector, along with tourism. The area’s arid climate is well-suited to agriculture, and its “guaranteed rugged” terrain is ideal for outdoor adventures of every kind.

Bylaws

Community Organizations

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events posted.

Notices

Other Notice
Sep 12, 2019 - Did you know that you can save money and energy when you make upgrades to your home? Making energy-efficient upgrades to your home doesn't just help reduce... Read more
Other Notice
Jun 20, 2019 - Property tax notices issued during the month of May; Reminder that SLRD does not process property taxes. Owners of rural property in the SLRD receive their tax... Read more
Travel/Road Notices
Mar 7, 2019 - Load Restrictions Revised for Highway Along Ten Mile Slide The Province of British Columbia has announced that following Phase 1 soil anchor installation, load... Read more
Other Notice
Feb 7, 2019 - SLRD Short-Term Rentals Public Survey Check out the Current Project Page for further information!
Other Notice
Feb 4, 2019 - The SLRD has an opening for a Planner (permanent, full-time). The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. February 24, 2019. For more information, and to view the posting and... Read more

Parks & Trails

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Sep 18, 2019 SLRD Board Download
Sep 2, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Aug 28, 2019 SLRD Board Download
Aug 7, 2019 Northern Economic Development & Initiatives Committee (NEDI) Download
Aug 5, 2019 SLRD Office Closed

Permits / Applications

Date Name Type Documents
Feb 28, 2018 RGS Amendment (Growth Management text amendments)
Nov 29, 2016 ALC Subdivision Application - 212 McNary Road (Texas Creek) Agricultural Land Commission Application

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Administrative Building Expansion and Renovations Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Alternative Approval Process (AAP) - SLRD Administrative Building Renovation Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1519-2017 Governance & Administration
  • All Areas
Area B Noise Regulation Bylaw Planning & Building
  • District of Lillooet
  • Electoral Area B
Area B, District of Lillooet, & St'át'imc Agricultural Plan Implementation Planning & Building
  • District of Lillooet
  • Electoral Area B
Cannabis Regulations Planning & Building
  • All Areas

Reports

Year Title Area Report
2018 Agricultural Water Demand Model: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District All Areas Download
2017 2014/2015 Regional Growth Strategy Monitoring Report District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2017 Regional Growth Strategy - Population, Employment and Dwelling Units Projections District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2016 Northern SLRD - Proposed Touring Routes: Market Assessment District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B Download
2016 CREATE Forum Summary Report District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B Download
2016 DRAFT SLRD Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan All Areas Download
2015 Draft Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan - Stage 2 Report for Consultation All Areas Download
2014 Northern SLRD Economic Development Governance Model Feasibility Study District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B Download
2014 SLRD Area B, District of Lillooet & St'at'imc Agricultural Plan PART 1: Background Report District of Lillooet, Electoral Area B Download
2014 SLRD Area B, District of Lillooet & St'at'imc Agricultural Plan PART 2: Vision, Priorities, Recommended Actions, and Implementation Strategy District of Lillooet, Electoral Area B Download

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Local Services

  • Lillooet / Camelsfoot Television Rebroadcasting

Sub-Regional Services

  • 9-1-1 Services (Interior)
  • Lillooet & Area B Library
  • Lillooet Area Refuse (Landfill)
  • Lillooet Area Rescue Service

Regional Services

  • General Government Services
  • Land Planning & Zoning
  • Regional Growth Strategy (all Electoral Areas and municipalities except Electoral Area A)
  • Regional Transit Planning
  • Treaty Advisory Committee
  • Waste Management Planning

Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste Facilities

  • Lillooet Solid Waste Management Facility

Upcoming Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Oct 14, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Oct 23, 2019 SLRD Board
Oct 24, 2019 Committee of the Whole
Nov 11, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
Nov 27, 2019 SLRD Board
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