March 7, 2022 Regular Council Summary


Grace Elliott-Nielsen (Stz’uminus Matriarch and Executive Director for the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre) presented Council with a video outlining the services that Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre offers. 

Section 8a

Jeremy Holm (Director, Development Approvals) presented Council with information and statistics as part of the 2021 Development Review.  
Section 8b

Poul Rosen (Director, Engineering) provided Council with an overview of the City’s 2021/2022 Capital Projects.

Section 8c

Committee Recommendations

Council approved the Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Inclusiveness’ 2022 Work Plan.

Section 10a


“Regional Parks and Trails Parcel Tax Repeal Bylaw 2022 No. 7343” passed three readings. Funds required for Regional Parks & Trails will now be included in the Regional District of Nanaimo tax requisition, instead of being charged through parcel taxes.

Section 12a

A recently developed “Short-Term Rental Operator’s Guide” was presented to Council. The guide will help inform short-term rental operators of relevant bylaws, building safety and good neighbour practices.
Section 12d

Development around Nanaimo

Council issued a Development Permit and Development Variance Permit for 3123 Robin Hood Drive, to allow for driveway access and site servicing improvements, and to reduce the minimum lot depth requirement in order to facilitate a two-lot subdivision. 

Section 12b

Council issued a Development Variance Permit for 2384 Mill Road, to facilitate a two-lot subdivision. 
Section 12c

Bylaw Updates

“Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 2021 No. 6500.045” (To include the Bowers District Master Plan as Schedule M of the “Official Community Plan Bylaw 2008 No. 6500”) was adopted.

Section 13a

“Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 2021 No. 6500.047” (To re-designate 30 Maki Road on the Official Community Plan Schedule A - Future Land Use Plan [Map 1] from ‘Neighbourhood’ to ‘Light Industrial;’ and to re-designate 30 Maki Road on the Chase River Neighbourhood Plan Schedule A – Future Land Use and Mobility from ‘Low-Medium Density Residential’ to ‘Service Industrial Enterprise Area’) was adopted.
Section 13b

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