Salt Spring Island is located just off the east coast of Vancouver Island and is the largest and most densely populated of the Gulf Islands. Salt Spring Island is an unincorporated rural Electoral District under the jurisdiction of the Capital Regional District (CRD). The CRD serves as the local government for electoral areas and most administrative functions are handled from the SSI office.

The CRD Board has established, by bylaw, a number of Commissions to provide community input into the delivery of specific CRD services in the Electoral Area's. The Board may also establish Committee's to provide advice and recommendations in relation to a CRD service or potential service.

More information on the services and administrative functions offered on SSI by the CRD can be found on the following pages:

Details on the Commissions and Committees for Salt Spring Island can be found here:



The Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Director Gary Holman is the area's representative at the CRD Regional Board and on various CRD commissions. Director Holman was elected in October 2018 for a 4 year term.