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