March 4, 2024 Regular Council Summary


A Council resolution accepting the proposed "Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw: Shaping Our Future 2040" will be sent to the Regional District of Nanaimo. The regional growth strategy is a long-term plan for the region. It encompasses the RDN and its member municipalities and coordinates efforts to address land use challenges.
Section 12a

A development permit was issued for 337 Robson Street, to allow for a multi-family residential development.
Section 12b

A development permit was issued for 450 and 460 Irwin Street, to allow for a mixed-use development.
Section 12c

Bylaw Updates

"Zoning Bylaw Amendment Bylaw 2023 No. 4500.219" (general text and mapping amendments to "City of Nanaimo Zoning Bylaw 2011 No. 4500") was adopted

"Electric Vehicle Recharging Bylaw 2024 No. 7365" (a bylaw to collect electric vehicle supply equipment and energy cost charges within the City of Nanaimo) was adopted

"Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw 2024 No. 7336.07" (a bylaw to add electric vehicle charging connection fees) was adopted

"Bylaw Notice Enforcement Amendment Bylaw 2024 No. 7159.19" (a bylaw to assign fines associated with electric vehicle charging) was adopted.
Sections 13 a-d

Other Business

Motions were passed requesting that the Federal and Provincial governments work with the City of Nanaimo, the Regional District of Nanaimo, Snuneymuxw First Nation, Nanaimo and Area Land Trust and each other to protect the ecologically and culturally sensitive areas within the area knows as the Harewood Plains including the protection of identified species at risk.
Section 15a

March 4, 2024 Regular Council Meeting - agenda, documents and video

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