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Filming in Nanaimo


The City of Nanaimo Engineering Department, will assist you in completing the application, location worksheets and business licence requirements. Completed documents will be submitted to the Service & Resource Centre, Engineering Department at 411 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo, B.C. 

Email: engineeringinfo@nanaimo.ca

Phone:  1-250-754-4251


Liability Insurance

  1. The following insurance requirements must be satisfied:
    1. The City must be named as additional insured in the film production company's liability policy.
    2. The amount of liability insurance should be $5,000,000.00. Smaller amounts, but not less than $2,000,000.00, may be acceptable under circumstances where City exposure is lower, as determined by the City. The City reserves the right to set an appropriate amount of liability insurance.
    3. The insurance policy must include a 30 day cancellation clause.

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