Applications & Forms

Links to downloadable applications and forms for a wide range of city-related services can be found here. Please ensure that your application is filled in completely, and that you attach the applicable payment and supporting documents (if required) when you submit your application.


  • Certificate of Insurance (PDF): This form certifies that policies of Insurance, subject to their terms, conditions and exclusions, are presently in force for the Insured named with the insurer specified. This form is accepted as well as valid Certificates of Insurance from certified insurance companies.
  • Community Service Application (PDF) (See Committees for details)
  • Complaint Form (PDF): Nelson residents with either compliments or complaints are encouraged to submit them in writing to City Hall.
  • Delegation Request Form (PDF): Requests to approach Council as a Delegation at regularly scheduled Council meetings should be made in writing. This form should be completed and submitted to the Corporate Officer together with presentation materials ten days in advance of the meeting. (See Delegations for details)
  • Freedom of Information Request Form (PDF) (fillable): To access records held by the Corporation of the City of Nelson.

Bylaw Services

Development Services and Engineering

Fibre Optic Services


Fire and Rescue Services

Youth Centre

  • Sk8 Park Waiver (PDF) (See Programs for details): The Nelson and District Youth Centre is proud of its 2,000 square feet of indoor ramps, bowl, rollers, rails and kickers, open year-round. Everyone who uses the Sk8 Park is required to complete the waiver.