Jun 12, 2024

Dedicated Memorial Program

The City's dedicated memorial program provides an opportunity for citizens, community groups, businesses or organizations to purchase a bench or tree in honour of a loved one and also enhance our parks.

Bench Fee - $3,000
Fee includes the cost of a park bench, a bronze plaque (10 x 18 cm), installation, maintenance and repair of the bench for ten years.

Tree Fee - $1,000
Fee includes a specimen tree chosen by City arborist which is a suitable species for the location, a bronze plaque (10 x 18 cm) on a paving stone for installation at the base of the tree, planting and maintenance for ten years.

Dedicated Memorial Program Application Form

What happens after I submit my application?

  • An onsite meeting will be scheduled between the applicant and staff to determine a suitable location within a specific park or trail system.
  • Payment will be required after location has been confirmed.
  • Plaque will be ordered once inscription has been approved by the applicant. In the case of vandalism or a stolen plaque, the City will provide a one-time free plaque replacement.
  • Minimum of eight to ten weeks is required for installation of bench; subject to staff availability with installation times subject to change.
  • Tree planting will occur in the late fall or early spring at the discretion of the City arborist.

For more information on this program or if you have questions about the application process, contact
250 248-5412 or ops@parksville.ca.

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