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

Oct 22, 2018 - The Province of British Columbia has announced a new government website to improve access to information and public engagement on applications for Crown land use in... Read more
Other Notice
Oct 3, 2018 - October 3, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD). Located in southwestern British Columbia, the... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 19, 2018 - SLRD Board and Staff wear orange on September 26, 2018 to commemorate Orange Shirt Day.  The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Board has... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 18, 2018 - Former SLRD Directors invited to this year's Christmas Party This year marks the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional... Read more
Other Notice
Sep 17, 2018 - The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development BC Wildfire Service has issued the following information bulletin urging caution... 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 Download
Jul 2, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jun 28, 2018 Public Hearings and SLRD-hosted Public Meetings

Permits / Applications

There are currently no active permits or applications in process for this area.

Projects/Initiatives

Name Type Communities
Commercial Livestock Relocation Guide Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Community and Regional Economic Development - Northern SLRD Economic Development
  • District of Lillooet
  • Electoral Area A
  • Electoral Area B
Emergency Program Annual Report 2016 Emergency Management
  • All Areas
Lillooet Composting Facility Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste
  • District of Lillooet
  • Electoral Area B
Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) Review Planning & Building
  • District of Lillooet
  • District of Squamish
  • Electoral Area B
  • Electoral Area C
  • Electoral Area D
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler
  • Village of Pemberton

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 Agriculture Water Demand Model - Electoral Area B District of Lillooet, Electoral Area B Download
2014 Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan - Strategic Communications Plan All Areas Download
2014 Community Economic Development Projects Report District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B 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
Dec 20, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Dec 24, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 25, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Dec 26, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Jan 1, 2019 SLRD Office Closed
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