Stormwater Management Plan


The District requires a Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) to be submitted to the Land Development Department for the development and redevelopment of single-family and non-single family properties.

Guiding Principles

When designing a Stormwater Management Plan, the following guiding principles should be considered. Please reference these documents when developing a plan.

Stormwater Management Plan Guiding Principles


The following guidelines have been developed to inform the design of Stormwater Management Plan for single-family and non-single-family development and redevelopment within the District of West Vancouver. 

For details regarding submission requirements for Single-Family Stormwater Management Plans, see Summary of Requirements.


Commentary was developed to address common questions and misconceptions from designers when interpreting and applying the guidelines to their Stormwater Management Plan designs.

Frequently Asked Questions