Business & Development

Major Planning Initiatives

Development proposals in various stages of the development process.

Building & Development

Our processes ensure that any change respects and enhances what is primarily a residential community, and adheres to relevant legislation.


It is important to manage future change and meet emerging housing needs, while preserving the character of West Vancouver.

Heritage Conservation

The District has policies and programs in place that recognize and encourage the protection and enhancement of West Vancouver’s natural, built, and cultural heritage.

Economic Development

The local economy of West Vancouver has evolved over many years

Information for Businesses

Find all the information you need to operate a business in West Vancouver, including permits and licences, taxes and utilities and fire safety regulations.

Doing Business With Us

If you are interested in contracting with the District of West Vancouver, all postings are available on BC Bid.


West Vancouver is a popular location with producers, film-makers and photographers.