The Lands Department is responsible for administering 33 parcels of lands located throughout the shíshálh Nation. shíshálh land is held in fee simple and spreads over 1000 hectares that stretch from Xen-uchen (northern end of Jarvis Inlet ) to Kalp-ilin (Pender Harbour) in the West and Ch’Atl-lich (Sechelt) in the south east. Acting through the Band Council, the Lands Department grants leases, licenses, permits, rights of way or any of the interest of the Sechelt Band Land. This work includes:
Managing residential and commercial lease files
Administrating all new leases, sales and assignments
Liaising with Rights and Title, Sechelt Indian Government District and Public Works to ensure that all leased land upholds the standards of shíshálh Nation
Organize and communicate all relevant land use policies and permits
Process and finalize all lease allotments and modifications
Manage legal documentation and process
The Lands department is committed to a management of the shíshálh Band lands that upholds the responsible stewardship and protection of the shíshálh people’s relationship to the lands and resources of our swiya.
Please contact us if you have any further questions. We are happy to help.