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Notice of Public Hearing



February 16th, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

There will be a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 16th, 2023, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Shaw Auditorium at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre at 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC to consider an amendment to the “City of Nanaimo Zoning Bylaw 2011 No. 4500”. All persons who believe their interest in the property is affected by the proposed amendment bylaw will be given the opportunity to be heard. Members of the public can participate through written submissions, in-person, or electronically by viewing the meeting live-streamed online with the opportunity to call-in to speak to an agenda item. The application and call-in number will be displayed on the live-stream when the amendment bylaw is being considered. A copy of the bylaw and related information may be inspected from February 2nd to 16th, 2023, from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (excluding statutory holidays), at the City of Nanaimo, Development Services Department, Service and Resource Centre, located at 411 Dunsmuir Street.

Please visit for more information on how to participate in the Public Hearing and to view the proposed amendment bylaw and related information, or contact the Planning Department at (250) 755-4429.

BYLAW NO. 4500.207

Location: 488 & 492 Fifth Street, as shown on Map A

File No.: Rezoning Application – RA000482

The purpose of this bylaw is to rezone 488 & 492 Fifth Street from Single Dwelling Residential [R1] to Residential Corridor [COR1] to facilitate a multi-family development.

The subject properties are legally described as: LOT 5, SECTION 1, NANAIMO DISTRICT, PLAN 12669; and LOT 4, SECTION 1, NANAIMO DISTRICT, PLAN 12669

Map 1

City of Nanaimo

Development Services Division

Phone: (250) 755-4429



Written submissions must be provided no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) February 16th, 2023, to ensure they are received by Council, and can be provided by any of the following methods:

ONLINE: Submit comments at or by email at

MAIL: City of Nanaimo, Development Services Department, 455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC, V9R 5J6

IN-PERSON: Deposit in the drop box outside of the Service and Resource Centre, located at 411 Dunsmuir Street.

Following the close of a Public Hearing, no further submissions or comments from the public can be accepted by members of City Council. This is necessary to ensure a fair Public Hearing process and provide a reasonable opportunity for people to respond.

This Notice is published in accordance with Section 466 of the Local Government Act. Notice given by the Corporate Officer.