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Call for Applications – Board of Variance

One Position

Do you have a desire to get involved with your community? Do you have the skills noted below? If so, we encourage you to apply for the volunteer at-large position available on the Board of Variance.

The successful applicant for the Board of Variance will have a basic understanding of building and zoning regulations such as the City’s Zoning Bylaw and BC Building Code, as well as familiarity with interpreting architectural plans and documents. The Board of Variance member cannot be a member of an advisory planning commission, an elected official, o r a n employee of the local government that appoints them.

The term of office for the Board of Variance is three years, until November 2026, or until a new member is appointed.

For more information regarding the Board of Variance including mandate, eligibility requirements, time commitments and responsibilities, please see the Board of Variance webpage and application form on the City’s website at under Your Government/Boards and Committees.

Interested residents must submit a completed application to Legislative Services by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 20th, 2023 by:

Mail/In Person: Legislative Services, 455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6



Members may sit on one committee at a time and must be City of Nanaimo residents, unless specified otherwise in the Terms of Reference.

Please contact the Legislative Services Department at 250-755-4405 if you have any questions.