Most of the information you could ever need about the District is right here on our website. However, if you are looking for the “Cole’s Notes” version, read on...
The Waterfront Community
Known as The Waterfront Community, West Vancouver is a short drive from downtown Vancouver across the Lion's Gate Bridge. It is a picturesque community renowned for its seaside walks, hiking, skiing and rugged beauty.
West Vancouver is easily accessible by car or by transit.
West Vancouver's distinctive setting - on the south slope of the Coast Mountains with waterfront views and proximity to downtown Vancouver - makes it a desirable place to live and work.
An elected council of Mayor and six Councillors govern the Municipality and delegate administrative responsibility to the Chief Administrative Officer.
We have approximately 1000 permanent and temporary employees who service the residents and business of West Vancouver.
We have approximately 1000 permanent and temporary employees who service the residents and business of West Vancouver. To see the variety of services provided by district staff, visit the Departments Section of our website.
Community & Special Events
There's always some sort of meeting, community or special event going on in West Vancouver. Find out more on our Festivals & Events page.