Design Advisory Panel 

General Committee Information

The Design Advisory Panel (DAP) is an advisory committee to Council made up of design professionals and members of the general public. DAP reviews form and character development permits in relation to relevant design guidelines, good design principles, and conformance with the Official Community Plan and related documents. DAP also provides independent, objective recommendations to the applicant, City staff, and Council aimed at improving matters of design that affect the public realm.

DAP meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm in the Service & Resource Centre Boardroom at 411 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo.  


To view meeting agendas and minutes please visit the Meeting Documents and Videos page.

Live stream video will become available once the meeting has started.

DAP Mandate & Objectives (PDF) 

2024 DAP Key Date Calendar (PDF)

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

DAP Members

Last updated: December 28, 2023

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