Neighbourhood Associations

Neighbourhood associations are independent voluntary organizations in the City that advocate for the shared interests and goals of residents and may run programs or special events. 

City Council adopted the Neighbourhood Association Supports Policy on April 25, 2022 to clarify how the City recognizes and supports neighbourhood associations in Nanaimo.  

Is there an active neighbourhood association in my area, and how can I contact this group?

The City maintains a contact list of active neighbourhood associations within its boundaries, as well as a map of the geographic area of interest for each group:

Neighbourhood Association Map (PDF)

Neighbourhood Association Contact List (PDF)

Some neighbourhood associations have their own website or Facebook pages:

Not all neighbourhoods have a neighbourhood association. Contact City staff if you are interested in starting a neighbourhood association in your area.

What is the Nanaimo Neighbourhood Network?

The Nanaimo Neighbourhood Network is an independent voluntary association of neighbourhood groups in the city which meets three times a year (October/February/June).

Key contact: Tim McGrath (President) - email:

Neighbourhood Network Mandate

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Community Planning 250-755-4464

Last updated: September 12, 2022

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