Engineering and Public Works Approved Products

Approved Products List

The Approved Products List (APL) identifies general use products approved for the construction of City-owned civil engineering projects. This list supports the construction specifications contained in the Manual of Engineering Standards and Specifications.

City of Nanaimo Approved Products List – Current: Effective Date 2016-Nov-04

The APL is maintained within the City's Product Review Program.

Product Review Request

To apply to have a product considered for the APL, complete and submit an online Product Review Request Form. Any interested party can submit a request – manufacturers, sales representatives, consultants, contractors, City staff, etc.

Product Review Request Form

Product Review Program

Once a Product Review Request has been received the product review process begins.

The following link provides detailed information about the program:

Product Review Program Details

Material Review Committee (MRC)

The Material Review Committee works within the program to examine the Product Review Requests and revisit previously approved products and listing sections of the APL.

The Committee consists of 10 City employees from a variety of divisions within the City. Specifically, all sections of Engineering and Public Works are represented as well as members from the Development Services, Purchasing and Stores and Parks Recreation and Environment Departments. Additional staff members may also be involved with the review of products specific to their sections.

The Committee generally meets twice per year.

Related links

Manual of Engineering Standards and Specifications

Last updated: January 6, 2020

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