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

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
Weather Notices, Wildlife Notices
Jul 27, 2018 - Special Air Quality Statement issued for Howe Sound and Whistler; Special Air Quality Statement continued for Fraser Canyon - north including Lillooet Note from... Read more

Parks & Trails

Past 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 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
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
2016 DRAFT SLRD Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan All Areas 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
2015 Draft Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan - Stage 2 Report for Consultation All Areas 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
2014 Land Use Inventory Report - Electoral Area B and Lillooet 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 8, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Oct 24, 2018 SLRD Board
Oct 25, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Nov 12, 2018 SLRD Office Closed
Nov 28, 2018 SLRD Board
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