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Fire Prevention

Press Release:  Council Adopts New Fire Protection & Life Safety Bylaw No. 7108 to Improve Fire Safety in the City.

The purpose of the new bylaw is to replace the older version, originally established in the early 1990s. 

Business Owners/Managers/Strata Owners

The Council for the City of Nanaimo has a goal to maintain a safe community and recently adopted Fire Protection and Life Safety Bylaw No. 7108 placing a number of responsibilities on owners/occupants and managers of public buildings.  Follow this link to this important information.

Burning Regulations


The City of Nanaimo has modified its regulations on Open Air Burning.

Please note: Fires that generate smoke that becomes a persistent offensive nuisance shall be ordered extinguished.

Click here for detailed information on burning regulations.


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