Apr 26, 2015



Comments or questions should be directed to gis@parksville.ca or 250 951-2485.

The following layers can be selected to show related information. More layers are available as you zoom in.

  • locate properties by address
  • acquire lot details
  • select, highlight and print map details
  • select and copy report information into applications such as Excel and Word
  • view infrastructure such as hydrants, waterworks, storm and sanitary
  • view orthophoto and contours
  • view land use zoning and OCP
  • measure distance and get area
Use of this website requires the following software:
  • Internet Explorer (32-bit only) in compatibility view,
    the compatibility button is on the right side of the address bar.
  • Autodesk MapGuide Viewer 6.x
If you are running this application for the first time, several ActiveX components will need to be installed on your machine. You will be prompted to install these components after you access Parksville Map. You must select "Yes" when prompted to install the required component in order for the application to function properly. You must have administrative privileges on your PC in order to install the controls.

Helpful hints if the map viewer does not start on your computer.

Internet explorer (32-bit only)

  • On 64-bit Windows computers you can locate the 32-bit internet explorer in:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
    Right click on the program and create a desktop shortcut.

  • Install the Autodesk Mapguide Viewer ActiveX plugin.
    The bottom of this page will show a link to install this plugin.
Internet explorer settings that will help you view the city map. The first setting may be adequate.
  • click Tools, and then click Compatibility View settings
    Add this website:

  • click Tools, and then click Internet Options
    click the Security tab, and then Trusted Sites, followed by the Sites button.
    clear the tick box “Required server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone”
    Add this website to the zone:
Google toolbar may cause the map viewer to not function properly.

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By selecting "Enter Map" button; user agrees that the City of Parksville is not responsible for the data, errors or omissions.

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