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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - March 21st, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.


There will be a Public Hearing on Thursday, March 21st, 2024, 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 a reasonable opportunity to be heard. Members of the public can participate 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 March 7th to 21st, 2024, from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (excluding statutory holidays), at the City of Nanaimo, 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 bylaws and related information, or contact the Planning Department at (250) 755-4429.


Location: 6450 Island Highway North, as shown on Map A

File No.: Rezoning Application – RA000497

The purpose of this bylaw is to amend the existing Woodgrove Urban Centre (CC4) zone to add “mini storage” as a site-specific use in order to allow the expansion of an existing non-conforming mini storage facility.

The subject property is legally described as: LOT 1, SECTION 12, WELLINGTON DISTRICT, PLAN 12124, EXCEPT PART IN PLAN 33807.



Written submissions must be provided no later than 2:00 p.m. March 21st, 2024, 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, Planning & Development, 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.

Any written submissions received after 2:00 pm or at the Public Hearing will not be accepted. Following the close of a Public Hearing, no further submissions from the public can be accepted by members of Council. This is necessary to ensure a fair Public Hearing process and provide a reasonable opportunity for people to respond at the Public Hearing.

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