Updated on April 30, 2021
Bylaw Services - COVID-19 Information
For information on Province-wide restrictions click here.
For information on Public Health Orders and Enforcement click here.
How to Report a COVID-19 related infraction
To report potential infractions of quarantine, self-isolation, or gatherings in contravention of the Provincial Health Officer orders - Contact your local RCMP non-emergency line:
Nanaimo RCMP: 250-754-2345
Oceanside RCMP: 250-248-6111
To report a Provincial health infraction (food premises, including restaurants, mobiles and grocery stores as well as personal service establishments and pools), contact Island Health:
Parksville: HPES.Parksville [at] viha.ca or 250-947-8222
Nanaimo: HPES.Nanaimo [at] viha.ca or 250-755-6215
To report a municipal issue (gatherings at community facilities such as community halls, museums, places of worship, tourist enterprises or recreational facilities), contact RDN Bylaw Services:
bylawservices [at] rdn.bc.ca or 250-390-6559
To report a concern related to a Provincial Park, contact BC Parks at:
Online at: www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/info/feedback/
parkinfo [at] victoria1.gov.bc.ca
To report price gouging and reselling of essential goods and supplies, please click here to use the following online form
The role of Bylaw Services is to obtain compliance with regulations to ensure the protection of neighbours and the community within the Regional District of Nanaimo. Bylaw enforcement officers will work with those willing to correct infractions however officers have a range of tools to ensure compliance ranging from issuing tickets to obtaining court orders and injunctions.
The mandate of the Bylaw Enforcement Officers is to identify, investigate, mediate and resolve bylaw violations and provide enforcement services to all departments and Electoral Areas within the Regional District of Nanaimo.