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

Photo of Marg Lampman
Marg Lampman
Director
Phone: (250) 256-4289
Cell: (250) 256-3207
Barbara Wiebe
Alternate Director
Phone: (250) 256-4289
Cell: (250) 256-7340
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

Weather Notices, Other Notice
Aug 16, 2018 - Note from the SLRD: The Sea to Sky region continues to be impacted by smoke from fires burning in the province. All six regional fire centres in BC continue to... Read more
Emergency Notice, Weather Notices
Aug 15, 2018 - Note from the SLRD: The Special air quality statements issued by the BC Ministry of Environment and Environment and Climate Change Canada continue. Air quality... Read more
Service Interruption Notice, Other Notice
Aug 2, 2018 - Please note the following SLRD-operated office/ facility closures for Monday, August 6: Facility Electoral Area/ Municipality Details... Read more
Emergency Notice, Weather Notices
Aug 2, 2018 - Severe thunderstorm watch issued for: Fraser Canyon - north inlcluding Lillooet Note from SLRD: The following notice was issued by Environment Canada at 4:02... Read more
Weather Notices
Aug 1, 2018 - Special Air Quality Statement issued for Howe Sound, Whistler and Fraser Canyon (including Lillooet) Note from SLRD: The following Air Quality alert was issued by... Read more

Parks & Trails

Past Meetings

Date Committee Agenda Minutes
Aug 6, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jul 26, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Jul 25, 2018 SLRD Board Download
Jul 2, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jun 28, 2018 Public Hearings and SLRD-hosted Public Meetings

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
2012 SLRD Investment-Ready Community Profile - 2012 All Areas Download
2010 Phase 1 Final Report - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 Phase 2 Reports - Governance & Boundaries Project All Areas Download
2010 SLRD Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw No. 1062, 2008, Amendment Bylaw No. 1356-2014 District of Lillooet, District of Squamish, Electoral Area B, Electoral Area C, Electoral Area D, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton Download
2008 Lillooet and Area - Economic Base Analysis District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B Download
2008 Lillooet and Area - Economic Opportunity Assessment District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B Download
2007 SLRD Solid Waste Management Plan Update_2007 All Areas Download

Pages

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
Aug 29, 2018 SLRD Board
Aug 30, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Sep 3, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Sep 26, 2018 SLRD Board
Sep 27, 2018 Committee of the Whole
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