Jun 18, 2019

What's New


City Moves to Elevated Stage 3 Watering Restriction

The City is requesting residents voluntarily reduce water consumption as watering restriction Stage 3 becomes effective June 14. Adhering to watering restrictions as well as proactive water conservation is critical to maintain water supply for fire protection, essential household use and environmental flows in streams. Full Information

Memorial Streetscape Survey

A survey collecting input on Memorial Avenue streetscape and utility upgrades project will be available until July to collect public input on how people use Memorial Avenue and opportunities for the future street design. Hard copies of the survey are available from City Hall. Full Information

Ornamental White Birch Trees Compromised

City staff are moving forward with a program to remove several ornamental white birch trees throughout the City, necessary because of the bronze birch borer (Agrilus anxius). The bronze birch borer is native to North America and is known to target all species of birch. Full Information

Qualicum Beach and Parksville to Share Services of Fire Chief on Interim Basis

The Town of Qualicum Beach and the City of Parksville are pleased to announce through an ongoing partnership, an agreement has been reached to share the services of the Parksville’s fire chief for an interim period while the future structure of the Qualicum Beach Fire Department is assessed. Full Information

Parksville COTW Meetings to Continue

COTW meetings will be held at 4 pm on June 17 (Knox United Church) and July 3 (Forum) Full Information

Council Initiative to Review Parksville Downtown BIA Bylaw

Information packages have been mailed to Parksville Downtown Business Improvement Area members about the Parksville Council initiative to undertake a petition process to renew the 2020-2024 annual charge levied on commercial properties within the PDBIA. Full Information

Memories on Memorial Walkshops – June 22

The Memories on Memorial Walkshops on Saturday, June 22 will share the significant history of Memorial Avenue, review a recent assessment of the century-old elm trees and consider different streetscape design opportunities. The walkshops will encourage discussions about the community's values, vision and preferences for Memorial Avenue which will inform the design process. Full Information

City Seeking Offers to Purchase City Land - Jensen Avenue West Block

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Let’s Talk Parksville! Engagement Platform

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Special Events Application Procedures for 2019

The City of Parksville invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues in 2019. Full Information

Overnight Camping on Public Lands in the City of Parksville

The BC Supreme Court provided direction to municipalities on how to regulate overnight camping in public spaces by people who are homeless. Full Information

Reminder of Top Bridge Park Trail Closure

To accommodate continued construction of the Englishman River Water Service project and for the ongoing safety of residents and visitors, a section of the Top Bridge Regional Trail remains closed until spring 2019. Full Information

Rain Barrel Rebate Offer to Residents

For a limited time, the City of Parksville is offering rebates of up to $50 for the purchase and installation of rain barrels. The rebate of one per residence is 50% of the cost of the rain barrel, up to a maximum of $50. Full Information

Low Flush Toilet Rebate Program

For a limited time, the City will once again offer the low flush toilet rebate program. Full Information

Community Park and Springwood Park Sports Fields

The current status of the City’s sports fields will be available for users from this page. Full Information
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