Spending time here on Mayne Island means having knowledge of and access to the many essential services the help make the world on Mayne go ‘round.
Our local government structure is unique, in that it consists of several layers of authority. The Capital Regional District has municipal jurisdiction over many aspects of island life, including infrastructure and bylaw enforcement . The Islands Trust and elected trustees are guided by the provincial Islands Trust Act and are principally responsible for land use planning and regulation. The Mayne Island Improvement District is empowered by provincial legislation to levy taxes for services such as garbage collection, fire protection, and our local Health Centre.
Some of the many vital island services you may encounter here are:
To learn even more about how our community operates, check out: