Corporate Services

The Corporate Services Division oversees the District’s Bylaw & Licensing Services, Information Technology Services, Facilities Management, Emergency Planning, municipal property transactions, and legal services provided to the District.

The division also acts as the municipality’s liaison to the Squamish Nation.

Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services manages the computer equipment, applications and technology infrastructure, telephone systems, and wide-area network linking municipal facilities, and provides support services for employees and residents who use these services.

Ben Shad
Senior Manager of Information Technology Services



Facilities Management

Facilities Management provides a pan-organizational approach to facilities and asset maintenance, replacement and renewal, and is responsible for licences and leases over municipal buildings.

John Wong
Manager of Facilities & Assets



Bylaw & Licensing Services

Bylaw & Licensing Services enforces a range of municipal bylaws, rules, and regulations designed to keep citizens safe and keep West Vancouver a clean and peaceful community.

Bylaw Officers work to resolve complaints through education and voluntary compliance wherever possible.  Officers oversee the enforcement of bylaws that cover these broad areas:

  • parking and traffic bylaws
  • controlled substance nuisance properties (grow-ops)
  • good neighbour practices (property standards)
  • animal control
  • heavy vehicles on prohibited routes
  • traffic control
  • park patrols
  • filming
  • noise
  • signs
  • vehicles for hire
  • solid waste and wildlife attractants
  • illegal dumping

The department is also responsible for awareness of and compliance with licensing and permitting requirements for:

  • business licensing
  • filming
  • commercial vehicles
  • commercial dog walking

Bylaw Officers are available to respond to service requests from the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. 

To report any violations or for more information contact:


Municipal Hall, second floor
750 17th Street, West Vancouver

Emergency Planning

Emergency Planning undertakes plan development, capital improvements and training that move our community towards greater disaster resilience.

North Shore Emergency Management (NSEM) is a tri-municipal agency that works in partnership with the three North Shore municipalities to plan, coordinate and test emergency and disaster response.




The Lands Department is responsible for the administration of municipally-owned land and municipal property transactions.

Darren Chung
Land Agent & Corporate Initiatives Lead



First Nations

The Director of Corporate Services acts as the municipality’s liaison to the Squamish Nation.

Mark Chan
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer / Director of Corporate Services



Mark Chan
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer / Director of Corporate Services



Bylaw & Licensing Services



Jenn Suggitt
Project Coordinator