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City of Nelson

About City of Nelson

Nelson is a dynamic city of 11,000 people located on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in British Columbia.

The City of Nelson is proud of the wide range of community facilities that it operates, providing residents and visitors alike with opportunities for recreational, cultural and educational experiences and programming. Whether you're looking for a fitness class, a camping spot, or the latest murder mystery, you'll find what you need within easy reach.

The Department of Development Services and Engineering works proactively to address current and future planning challenges and opportunities, and to provide direction for decision-making that will lead to long term environmental, economic, social, and cultural sustainability.