Development Application No. PL2022-186

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The RDN is currently looking for your input on zoning amendment application PL2019-081.

1788 Fielding Road

The RDN has received a zoning amendment for a property legally described as Lot B, Sections 14 and 15, Range 6, Cranberry District, Plan VIP78751. The subject property is currently zoned Residential 2, Subdivision District F (RS2F) (see Document Library), which allows one dwelling unit, accessory uses and a minimum parcel size of 1.0 hectare.

The proposal is to amend the RS2F zone to a Industrial 1 (IN1) that would permit light industry and heavy equipment display. The purpose for the amendment is to permit warehousing buildings, which is allowed under the definition of light industry in the zoning bylaw:

light industry means the wholesale, warehousing, testing, service, repair or maintenance of an article, substance, material, fabric or compound; and includes artisan and manufacturing shop, having a gross floor area not exceeding 200 m2 , and retail sales accessory to the principal use;

This is in your community and we want to hear your thoughts on this proposal. A few ways you can learn more and share your thoughts are by:

  • Checking out our Document Library which includes the site plan and supporting studies
  • To check the status of the application and next steps see our Process
  • Visit the FAQ's or Important Links for more information
  • Be sure to Register to provide your comments
  • Share your comments on the application in the Application Input tab below
  • Send us your questions and we will provide an answer for all to see in the Q & A tab below
  • We will share project updates in the What's New tab as the project moves forward
  • Connect with our team by email or phone? See our contact info in Who's Listening


1788 Fielding Road

The RDN has received a zoning amendment for a property legally described as Lot B, Sections 14 and 15, Range 6, Cranberry District, Plan VIP78751. The subject property is currently zoned Residential 2, Subdivision District F (RS2F) (see Document Library), which allows one dwelling unit, accessory uses and a minimum parcel size of 1.0 hectare.

The proposal is to amend the RS2F zone to a Industrial 1 (IN1) that would permit light industry and heavy equipment display. The purpose for the amendment is to permit warehousing buildings, which is allowed under the definition of light industry in the zoning bylaw:

light industry means the wholesale, warehousing, testing, service, repair or maintenance of an article, substance, material, fabric or compound; and includes artisan and manufacturing shop, having a gross floor area not exceeding 200 m2 , and retail sales accessory to the principal use;

This is in your community and we want to hear your thoughts on this proposal. A few ways you can learn more and share your thoughts are by:

  • Checking out our Document Library which includes the site plan and supporting studies
  • To check the status of the application and next steps see our Process
  • Visit the FAQ's or Important Links for more information
  • Be sure to Register to provide your comments
  • Share your comments on the application in the Application Input tab below
  • Send us your questions and we will provide an answer for all to see in the Q & A tab below
  • We will share project updates in the What's New tab as the project moves forward
  • Connect with our team by email or phone? See our contact info in Who's Listening


  • Bylaw Scheduled for Third Reading

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    Following the Public Hearing, Bylaw 500.443, 2023 will be considered for third reading by the RDN Board on November 14, 2023. The Board meeting agenda can be found here: https://rdn.bc.ca/agendas-minutes-videos. The agenda is posted the week before the Board meeting.

  • Public Hearing - October 12, 2023

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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    A public hearing for the zoning amendment of 1788 Fielding Road will be held on Thursday October 12, 2023 at 6:00pm at the Cranberry Fire Hall, 1555 Morden Road, Nanaimo (South Wellington). The purpose of the proposed bylaw is to rezone the property from Residential 2 (RS2) to Industrial 1 (IN1) Zone. If adopted, this amendment bylaw will allow warehousing buildings on the property. All persons who consider their interest in their property to be affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person or by written submission at the public hearing. See the Notice for more information on the public hearing.

  • Draft Bylaw Scheduled for 1st and 2nd Reading

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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    At it's September 7, 2023 meeting, the Electoral Area Services Committee has recommended that Draft Bylaw 500.443 be given 1st and 2nd reading and proceed to public hearing. The Electoral Area Services Committee report and video can be found here (click here). The RDN Board will consider the bylaw for introduction readings at the September 26, 2023 Board meeting.

  • The RDN is seeking input on zoning amendment application PL2022-186

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    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    To provide enhanced opportunities for public feedback on the proposed zoning amendment, you are invited to use this online to ask questions or to make comments on the proposal. Feel free to also contact us by email at planning@rdn.bc.ca or phone 250-390-6510 to provide comments or to discuss the application. The deadline for public feedback is 4:30 p.m. on April 20, 2023.

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