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Welcome to 2021! We look forward to continuing to share great emergency preparedness information wit - read more
Parksville Fire Department is recruiting for 2021, looking for positive, energetic and community min - read more
December 15, 2020Home for the HolidaysThank you for doing your part to keep us all safe. 2020 has be - read more
Boots for Food 2020 drive held in November was a huge success because of the generosity of residents - read more
The actions we take help keep our businesses and schools open and our community and health care serv - read more
November 20, 2020As announced yesterday, by order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer, al - read more
Since late summer, COVID-19 case counts continue to increase in the number of active cases and peopl - read more
The 2020 Boots for Food drive for the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department was a huge success. Altho - read more
October 26, 2020At yesterday's briefing, the provincial Medical Health Officer, Dr Bonnie Hendry, an - read more
HELP US HELP OTHERS!Due to the pandemic, this year's food and toy drive will look very different wit - read more
Due to the pandemic, this year's Parksville Volunteer Fire Department food and toy drive will look v - read more
We hope your summer was enjoyable with pleasant outside time and opportunities to connect with frien - read more
Each year, the Parksville Fire Department recognizes Fire Prevention Week from October 4 to October - read more
We take COVID-19 (Coronavirus) seriously and continue to follow the direction of the Provincial Heal - read more
Parksville and Qualicum Beach fire departments are recruiting individuals who demonstrate the person - read more
Yesterday, firefighters from departments on the Island participated in a procession route to honour - read more
As our weather improves (we can hope) and with the easing of our isolation, we are able to get outsi - read more
The City continues to focus on the essential services our residents rely upon while exercising cauti - read more
June 8, 2020Both the City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach have resumed limited front counte - read more
The City continues to focus on the essential services our residents rely upon and we will continue t - read more
City Announces Reopening PlanThe City of Parksville has announced plans to restore amenities and ser - read more
June 1, 2020Local businesses are developing reopening plans and are excited to welcome back shoppers - read more
Gradual Return of City ServicesThe City is focusing on the essential services our residents rely upo - read more
May 22, 2020This week many businesses reopened to a new normal and at this time, our governments are - read more
May 21, 2020The City of Parksville is working to safely reopen facilities that were closed to avoid - read more
May 15, 2020Please stay safe this Victoria Day long weekend. Stay close to home; continue to keep yo - read more
May 14, 2020When Premier Horgan announced BC's Restart Plan last week, he emphasized, "thi - read more
May 11, 2020Parksville Fire Rescue wishes to remind residents of the Parksville Fire Protection Area - read more
May 7, 2020On May 6, Premier John Horgan's announced the BC Restart Plan, a strategy to slowly - read more
Staying Well in Uncertain TimesThis week, recognized by the Canadian Mental Health Association as Me - read more
May 1, 2020Our sincere thanks to the dedicated health care workers, first responders, front-line wor - read more
April 29, 2020We offer our heartfelt appreciation to the dedicated health care workers, first respon - read more
Less than two weeks ago, the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department offered to help residents celebrat - read more
April 23, 2020Dr Bonnie Henry's words continue to provide comfort, "All of us need to do our part an - read more
Message from Parksville MayorIt is heartwarming to see our residents coming together to help stop th - read more
Lets keep the effort going to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The message is the same, - read more
The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department would love to help you celebrate a milestone memory such as - read more
April 15, 2020The City of Parksville continues to ask residents to comply with provincial health ord - read more
MESSAGE FROM PARKSVILLE COUNCILIt is unlikely we will return to normal any time soon as we may be in - read more
April 2, 2020We all must be 100% committed to doing our part to flatten the COVID-19 curve and to do - read more
April 1, 2020As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold in our country, the City's focus is on pre - read more
March 30, 2020The City of Parksville is working to share information and operational updates as we c - read more
March 27, 2020 The emergency programs for the City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach wor - read more
March 25, 2020This message is an update for Parksville residents about the COVID 19 pandemic. Counci - read more
March 23, 2020Further to our release on March 20 that advised the closure of all playgrounds in the - read more
March 20, 2020Effective immediately and until further notice, all playgrounds in the City of Parksvi - read more
March 19, 2020We wish to assure our residents the City of Parksville continues to respond to the gui - read more
We recognize there is a tremendous amount of information about COVID-19, including communications fr - read more
March 16, 2020The City is taking COVID-19 seriously and is making significant changes to protect the - read more
March 16, 2020At the request of Mayor Ed Mayne, the following information is being distributed on be - read more
March 12, 2020The City of Parksville is monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation - read more
March 11, 2020On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global health pandemic - read more
February 27, 2020Recent stories from national and international news media indicate the Coronavirus, - read more
It's that time of year when Parksville Volunteer Fire Department members collect food and toys, door - read more

PVFD What's New

Keeping Each Other Safe During COVID-19
Posted: Dec 1, 2020
The actions we take help keep our businesses and schools open and our community and health care services safe. Slowing the spread of COVID-19 is within our control and we thank you for doing your part. Residents are strongly urged to follow all provincial health orders and guidelines issued in response to COVID-19. Information and resources are available at Island Health and at Let's Talk Parksville.
  • Masks/face coverings are required in BC in all public indoor settings, on public transit and in workplaces.
  • Spend time with those in your household or core bubble only. No social gatherings of any size.
  • Avoid non-essential travel.
  • Enjoy a physically distanced walk or hike with a friend, but do not gather outdoors.
  • Remain at home if you show signs however mild, of any illness like coughing, fever and other symptoms.
City services during the pandemic - we continue to safely provide important services for our citizens; departments are available by phone or email and limited in-person services are offered through the City’s finance department. Masks or face coverings are mandatory when at City Hall and visitors will be asked to provide contact information for contact tracing purpose.

The finance department is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to noon and 1 pm to 3 pm to process homeowner grants, accept property tax, utility, tickets/licence fee payments and to purchase bus passes, dog licences and building permits. All other business is by appointment only and walk-in services are not available. Please access services electronically and consider mailing payments or paying through your banking institution.
  • To book an appointment, call 250 248-6144 or refer to contact information on the website to reach City staff/departments directly.
  • General inquiries/questions to info@parksville.ca
  • Contact Vancouver Island University, School District #69 and the Parksville library by phone.
Council meetings - the final Council meeting for 2020 will be held on December 7 in the Forum. Council continues to meet in person and the meetings are web streamed from a link on the City's website. To meet distance requirements, in-person attendance by the public is extremely limited.

City facilities - trails, parks and amenities remain open. Please observe posted guidelines. Residents should only go out with people from their own household and maintain a minimum distance of two metres from others.

Request for service - Residents and businesses should use the online request for service form to report non-emergency operational issues, accessible on the City's website. Once the form is submitted, the request for service is sent directly to the appropriate City department for their response during business hours.

City department contact information:
Administrative Services
General 250 954-3060 admin@parksville.ca
Bylaw 250 954-4650 bylaw@parksville.ca
Council 250 954-3060 council@parksville.ca
Community Planning and Building 250 954-3061 planning@parksville.ca
Engineering 250 951-2484 engineering@parksville.ca
Finance 250 248-6144 cashier@parksville.ca
Fire Department 250 248-3242 fire@parksville.ca
Operations 250 248-5412 ops@parksville.ca

For more information:
Deb Tardiff, Manager of Communications
250 954-3073
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