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 2021-Jan-08
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.
Manual of Engineering Standards and Specifications