Summer Camps

The 2014 Summer Camp guide is here and is bursting with fun! Whether you love splashing, building, jumping, singing, painting or designing—there’s an unforgettable camp for everyone!

Browse Summer Camps Online

Summer Camp Guide


Swimming advisory lifted at West Vancouver beaches

Vancouver Coastal Health has lifted its swimming advisory.Read More

Coach houses approved by West Vancouver council to help address housing issues

Coach houses are now legal in the District of West VancouverRead More

Advisory for Ambleside, Dundarave, Sandy Cove beaches

Three West Vancouver beaches have been issued swimming advisories.Read More

Council Briefs: July 7

Here are the highlights of the July 7 Council meetingRead More

News Bites from around the District of West Vancouver -- June 30

Check out some of the happenings big and small around the District!Read More

Construction Updates

Culvert replacement on at 5797 Marine Drive
The storm sewer culvert at 5797 Marine Drive will be replaced this week because of structural deficiences. The work is expected to take four weeks. Traffice control staff will be onsite to direct traffic. There will be some disruption of traffic flow for residents. Please email Stephen Goss or call 604 921 2170 with questions.  

Repairs to Burnside Water Pump Station
District staff are conducting emergency repairs to the Burnside Water Pump Station electrical works. A temporary portable generator has been installed and could be in place for up to two weeks. Residents of 1368 to 1380 Burnside Road and 1426 to 1432 Sandhurst Place may be exposed to some noise from the generator. We recognize the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while these vital repairs are being completed.  If you have questions, please contact Operations Dispatch at 604-925-7100.

Provincial ministry begins improvements to Lions Gate Bridge North Approach
The provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking Improvements to the Lions Gate Bridge North Approach Viaduct beginning in July 2014. Deck joints and bearings on the North Approach Viaduct – the elevated roadway connecting Marine Drive to the suspension bridge – are reaching the end of their useful life. Please email Alexandra Graham with questions. More information is on the provincial goverment's project web site here.

Queens Avenue & 21st Street Roadwork
This summer, the District will begin work on watermain upgrades and road improvements around the itnersection of 21st Street and Queens Avenue. A public information meeting was held on May 7 for residents to learn more and share feedback.


Trans-Canada Highway at Nelson Creek Bridge
The Ministry of Transportation is upgrading the bridge located three kilometres east of Horseshoe Bay. During construction:

  • Area residents will notice noise
  • The Trans Canada Trail under the bridge is closed
  • A cycling detour will be in effect

Construction Updates

For all construction zones, drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes to avoid delays. There is no on-street parking within the construction zones.

Thank you for your cooperation.

For more information and updates:




Notices of upcoming Public Hearings and Public Meetings and Statutory Notices are posted here.

Council's Priorities

Council has identified five priority areas to guide budget decisions and work plans for the remainder of its term. These priority areas are rooted in in the Community Strategic Plan and have been updated to reflect past work and achievements.

Council's Top Five Priorities

Ambleside Activation

Revitalizing Ambleside Village and the waterfront is one of Council’s top five priorities. The future of Ambleside has been a policy focus since the development of the Official Community Plan in 2004 and the Ambleside Village Centre Strategy in 2008.

Ambleside Activation


West Vancouver Municipal Hall
750 - 17th Street
West Vancouver, BC V7V 3T3

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday

Contact us by email

Lawn Sprinkling Regulations

Did you know that evening sprinkling is no longer permitted?

Sprinkling is permitted between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m.

  • Even-numbered addresses: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
  • Odd-numbered addresses: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays

One hour a week is all your lawn needs. for more information, visit

These regulations are in effect June 1 to September 30.

Have Your Say!

Check out our online engagement service and tell us what you think—and see what others are saying—about upcoming development applications, policies and projects.

Current Topics:

Lighthouse Park parking lot and washroom upgrades

Regional Context Statement

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Current Fire Rating

The current rating is MODERATE

Barbecues: only in designated areas. Charcoal and propane fuelled barbecues permitted in parks and beaches, except for Lighthouse Park

Closures: none at this time
In forests and parks: no smoking, stay on trails

The following are not permitted:

  • backyard wood-burning fireplaces
  • campfires in parks or on beaches
  • discarded lighted matches, cigars, cigarettes
  • burning debris or green waste