Oct 17, 2018

What's New

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CAPITAL PROJECTS FOR PARKSVILLE

Identified in the City’s twenty-year capital plan are a number of projects which are ongoing, underway or anticipated. Full Information

STANFORD AVENUE EAST UTILITY WORKS

This week, FortisBC will begin installation of a natural gas main on the south side of Stanford Avenue East from Blower Road to Shelly Road and on the east side of Shelly Road from Stanford Avenue East to Island Highway East. Full Information

SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROJECT AT 222 CORFIELD STREET SOUTH

The City of Parksville, working together with the Regional District of Nanaimo, acquired 222 Corfield Street South in Parksville for the purpose of building a housing facility, which will include supportive housing, cold weather shelter and supportive services. Full Information

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PUMPSTATION TO BEGIN ON NORTHWEST BAY ROAD

Construction will begin shortly on a new pumpstation that will bring drinking water from the Englishman River to Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) residents of the Nanoose Bay Peninsula Water Service Area (NBPWSA) on a year-round basis. Full Information

NON-MEDICAL CANNABIS REGULATIONS IN CITY OF PARKSVILLE

Until January 31, 2019, all cannabis business is prohibited in the City of Parksville. The goal of Parksville Council is to have necessary regulations and bylaws in place and in effect on January 31, 2019. Full Information

PARTICIPATION IN OCTOBER 18 SHAKEOUT DRILL ENCOURAGED

The annual Great BC ShakeOut drill will be conducted on October 18 at 10.18 am and the City encourages residents to participate. Full Information

WORK TO BEGIN AT ALBERNI AND DESPARD

InSight Holding has an approved development permit to facilitate the subdivision layout and installation of works and services at Alberni Highway and Despard Avenue and within the next few days will begin clearing the property. Full Information

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

DECLARATION OF CANDIDATES - 2018 GENERAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS

The following persons are declared candidates in the 2018 local government election which will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Full Information

UPDATED FALSE ALARM BYLAW

Parksville Council recently approved an updated False Alarm Bylaw which enables the City to increase enforcement when multiple false alarms occur on a single property and to recover some of the costs for responding to the calls. Full Information

SAFE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE, ABANDONED WASTE AND SHARPS

The disposal of needles and other sharps continues to be a challenging public safety issue for the Oceanside region. Safe disposal of needles, syringes and sharps is necessary to protect residents, sanitation/municipal workers and the environment. This information addresses the disposal of abandoned waste including needles/sharps in the City. 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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