Government

The District of West Vancouver is committed to governing under fiscal best practices, to the highest ethical standards, with a commitment to transparency, and with the goal of including as many citizens as possible in Council meetings, community consultations and the democratic process.

The District of West Vancouver has a combined annual operating budget of $82 million and an annual capital budget of roughly $56 million. The District operates under a Council/Manager system, under which the elected Council provides policy direction to staff, which then implements Council policy. 

Departments & Operations

Information about departments and services, including financial information, freedom of information requests, archives, and cemetery.

Development Applications

Major development applications are reviewed and processed by the Planning Department. The following is a list of applications currently underway.

Capital Projects


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Ongoing capital projects in West Vancouver include road building and improvements, bridge rehabilitation, water utilities, sanitary sewers and storm drainage projects, all of which make the district a better place to live. Major projects such as the Spirit Trail and the Public Safety Building require extensive community consultation.

Agendas & Minutes

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Notices

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

Notice of Public Hearing re: Proposed Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 4360, 2004, Amendment Bylaw No. 4783, 2014; Proposed Zoning Bylaw No. 4662, 2010, Amendment Bylaw No. 4784, 2014; and  Proposed Development Permit No. 12-084 for 825 Taylor Way and 707 Keith Road (Maison Seniors’ Living)

 (Public Hearing and Public Meeting Scheduled for April 16, 2014)

Notice of Disposition re: Land Sale

(Proposed sale of a portion of an unopened road to Mulgrave Independent School Society)

Notice of Road Closure

(The bylaw closing this road and removing its dedication will be considered by Council at its regular meeting on April 28.)

Notice of Disposition

The District will lease the described property to Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

Committees

Committees, working groups, boards and panels

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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