Jan 16, 2018

What's New

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SUBDIVISION SERVICING BYLAW STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS

A draft of the proposed "City of Parksville Subdivision Servicing Bylaw, 2017, No. 1540" was presented at the December 18 Council meeting. The draft bylaw and associated appendix containing the proposed technical specifications and standards were posted on the City's website following the meeting and are available for public review. Full Information

URBAN FOREST - SUBDIVISION SERVICING BYLAW

Following a presentation by engineering staff at the December meeting, Council approved a motion directing staff to repeal the "City of Parksville Subdivision Servicing Bylaw, 1996, No. 1261". One of the items in this new bylaw proposes to remove the requirement for street tree planting on boulevards along local or residential roads. Full Information

UNDERSTANDING YOUR BC PROPERTY ASSESSMENT NOTICE

Parksville property owners recently received their 2018 assessment notices. Property assessments are announced on an annual basis and the 2018 assessments are based on market values at July 1, 2017. The average assessment increase for residential properties in the City of Parksville was 17.67%. Full Information

PVFD OPEN PRACTICE – JANUARY 15

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department’s regular practice night will be open to the public on Monday, January 15 from 7 pm to 9 pm. This is an opportunity to see firsthand what’s involved in training to be a firefighter; to observe a practice, ask questions and speak with the fire chief and assistant chief. Full Information

PARKSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT NOW RECRUITING

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department is seeking enthusiastic men and women to become volunteer on-call firefighters. A new recruit class begins this spring and applications are now being accepted; deadline March 2. Full Information

CORFIELD STREET UPGRADE AND JENSEN GREENWAY PROJECT

Project contractor, Locar Industries, has begun the upgrades to Corfield Street. This week, the contractor is upgrading the sanitary sewer line and manholes on Cofield Street and for this reason, the south access to the Corfield Plaza is affected while sanitary sewer bypass pumping is completed. Once completed this week, the contractor will not return to Corfield Street, north of Jensen Avenue until January, which will allow full access from the two Corfield Street entrances into the plaza parking lot during the remainder of December. Full Information

SPECIAL EVENTS APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR 2018

The City invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues. Applications for events to be held in 2018 are now being accepted and the review process will begin on January 30, 2018. 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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