Green Home Initiatives
Check out these Nanaimo initiatives for helping you protect our environment:
Toilet Rebate Program
Get information on receiving a credit for the purchase of a new low-flow toilet when you replace your older, larger-volume toilet.
Woodstove Change-out Program
Get information on how to receive a rebate to replace your pre-1994 woodstove.
Carriage Houses and Secondary Suites
Urban density has far-reaching impact for the City environmentally, economically and socially. By allowing secondary suites and carriage houses within our city, Nanaimo is working towards mitigating the negative impacts of urban sprawl. Check out our Secondary Suite Guide for information on how to get your suite started today.
Get useful information on the promotion of sustainable building practices as it relates to zone density in our Sustainability Checklist - Guide to Bonus Density. For many other tips and information on how you can impact your environment, visit the Environment and Sustainability section.
Heritage Building Conservation
Fixing up an existing home and improving its efficiency is a great way to help save a few trees. Visit the Heritage Planning page for more information and to read about the City's cash grant program.