Services by Others
For Provincial Government Agencies, contact Enquiry BC 1-800-663-7867
Ministry of Transportation
BC Highway Maintenance Contractor for the Mid Island Service Area:
Mainroad Mid Island Contracting LP
Public Enquiries: midisland [at] mainroad.ca
Media Enquiries: communcations [at] mainroad.ca
Please report changing road conditions to Mainroad's 24 hour hotline: 1-877-215-6006
Road maintenance including
- animal carcass
- drainage or flooding problems
- fallen trees
- highway or bridge damage
- pavement marking
- road debris
- sign damage
- snow and ice
Road Maintenance &/or Snow PlowingThe Regional District of Nanaimo is not responsible for the maintenance and snow plowing of roads.
The City of Nanaimo, City of Parksville, District of Lantzville and Town of Qualicum Beach are responsible for snow clearing within their municipal boundaries.
Within our Electoral Areas - all roads are the responsibility of the Ministry of Transportation Infrastructure.
BC Highway Maintenance Contractor for the Mid Island Service Area is: Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting LP
- Public Enquiries: midisland [at] mainroad.ca
- Media Enquiries: communications [at] mainroad.ca
For current road conditions visit www.drivebc.ca or follow @DriveBC or @DriveBC_VI on Twitter.
Road Maintenance includes animal removal, road signs, highways, snow removal and potholes.
Parking on Roads
In the Regional District of Nanaimo, the roads and roadsides are under the authority of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI). If a vehicle is illegally parked, it is a violation of the Motor Vehicle Act, and therefore under MOTI’s jurisdiction. Motor vehicle violations are handled by the RCMP on behalf of MOTI. The RDN does not have the authority to regulate road use or parking.
Backyard burning, fire bans
Ministry of Finance
Property Tax questions
Conservation Officer Call Centre
Wandering bears, cougars and concerns regarding wildlife in residential areas
Conservation Officer Service
Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP)
Call from a cell phone: #7277 (RAPP)
Land Title and Survey Authority of BC (LTSA)
250-755-6212 or from Parksville 250-947-8222
Coastal Invasive Species Committee
Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources
SouthwestMinesDivision [at] gov.bc.catarget="_blank"
Mines Act Permits within the RDN
For Provincial Government Agencies,
contact Enquiry BC 1-800-663-7867
City of NanaimoCity Hall
455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 5J6
City Switchboard: 250-754-4251
City of ParksvilleCity Hall
100 Jensen Avenue East
PO Box 1390
Parksville, B.C. V9P 2H3
District of LantzvilleOffice Location: 7192 Lantzville Road, Lantzville, B.C.
Mailing Address: 7192 Lantzville Road, PO Box 100, Lantzville, B.C. V0R 2H0
Email: district [at] lantzville.ca
Town of Qualicum Beach#201 - 660 Primrose Street
Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1S7
Email: qbtown [at] qualicumbeach.com