Why relocate to Salt Spring?
The island is a draw for artists, writers, unique intellectuals, cultural creatives, digital types, diverse and community minded folks and eco-sustainability activists.
Many home-based businesses start up and thrive on the island with an array of business sectors here from food + beverage, green services to craft + lifestyle products.
Home-based businesses do not require a license here. For other types of business permits, you can use: http://services.bizpal-perle.ca/
Some helpful links for purchasing business insurance.
Find out more about land use bylaws, click on the link below.
Local services needed in the community include:
- Seniors' Services are in demand.
- Landscaping is in demand.
Official Community Plan 2 suggested links: (A 4.3 Limits to Growth) & Island Livelihoods and Economies, B.3.2 Home Based Businesses:
Or visit the island to get a feel for the people who live here already.
Gulf Islands Driftwood is the community weekly paper available for purchase at retailers and by subscription. Both online and in print:
Salt Spring Exchange provides online news, events, accommodations, classifieds, listings and visitor info:
The Fishbowl Magazine is the island’s arts, entertainment and culture magazine:
The Islands Marketplace is Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands buy & sell, events, entertainment guide: