COVID-19 Updates

The District of West Vancouver has developed an operating model to gradually restart services that were closed as a result of the pandemic. The first, and most important deciding factor when considering restarting any service is the safety of residents, businesses and staff. We will continue to keep the community informed of service level adjustments. To receive information by email, subscribe to e-west.

  • Municipal Hall is closed until further notice. District staff continue providing the same essential services by phone and email.
  • COVID Park Ranger Program wraps up, regular Park Ranger program begins.
  • Fields are now open for organized play with permits.
  • West Vancouver Memorial Library opens for borrowing on Tuesday, July 7.
  • West Vancouver Art Museum re-opens with reduced hours starting Wednesday, July 8.
  • Modified outdoor summer programs and camps start Monday, July 6.
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Find out about a career in firefighting from local female firefighters

Curious about a career as a firefighter? Find out more from a team of female firefighters at Camp Ignite on August 9. The deadline to apply is... Read More

COVID Park Ranger Program wraps up, regular Park Ranger program begins

The COVID Park Ranger program redeployed District staff to parks and trails to raise awareness and help visitors maintain 6 feet of distance.Read More

A new way to celebrate Canada Day in West Vancouver

Although this year is different, we can still celebrate Canada Day with each other safely from our homes, backyards, driveways, and balconies.Read More

Slow Streets Pilot Project on Bellevue Avenue begins Thursday, June 25

The District is implementing a temporary pilot project to provide additional space for walking, cycling and rolling during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More

Fact Check: Information about Gateway Residences at Park Royal – Public Hearing July 16

Some inaccurate statements regarding this proposal have been circulating in the community. Read More

We're looking for FireSmart community champion volunteers

The District of West Vancouver is becoming a FireSmart Community and we’re looking for leaders who are dedicated to protecting their neighbourhood from wildfire.Read More

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Public Hearing Notice: Proposed Official Community Plan and Zoning Amendments—22nd Street and Gordon Avenue

Public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14. Find out how to participate at

Public Hearing Notice: Proposed Development of 707 & 723 Main Street

Public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. Find out how to participate at

Notice of Consideration: Proposed Development Permit 19-034 for 4370 Marine Drive

To be considered at the regular Council meeting scheduled for Monday, July 20 at 6 p.m.

Notice of Consideration: Proposed Development Variance Permit 19-070 for 4369 Erwin Drive

To be considered at the regular Council meeting scheduled for Monday, July 20 at 6 p.m.

Fire Danger Rating

Current fire danger rating: LOW/VERY LOW

Prohibited year-round

  • open fires (including beach fires) anywhere in West Vancouver
  • smoking in parks and beaches
  • barbecues in Lighthouse Park

Summer Fire Safety

Picnic Guidelines

BC Wildfire

Updated: Thursday, June 11

Traffic bulletin

Projects by the District of West Vancouver and partner agencies:

Short-term projects

Marine Drive, west of Taylor Way

  • Traffic delays until Wednesday, July 22 due to construction at the adjacent development

20th Street, between Inglewood Avenue and Mathers Avenue

  • Traffic delays for two weeks, beginning on Monday, July 13, due to road construction

Long-term projects

Bruce Street and Nelson Avenue in Horseshoe Bay

  • Traffic delays from Saturday, June 13 to Friday, July 24 due to BC Hydro work
  • Full road closure of Nelson Avenue between Bruce Street and Bay Street (June 13–July 24). Local traffic will be permitted access in and out of homes. 

Cross Creek Road and 12th Street

  • Traffic delays until July 2020 due to watermain construction

For updates on traffic impacts related to the Five Creeks project, please visit:

Five Creeks Stormwater Flood Protection Project

Council's Strategic Plan 2020–2021

At the beginning of their term, Council  worked together to set strategic goals and objectives that they will work toward achieving in the first two years of their term. 

Council's Priorities 2019–2020