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 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

Capital improvements to district infrastructure and facilities are an investment in our future and make West Vancouver a better place to live. 

The Engineering Department's annual capital program includes:

  • road building and transporation improvements
  • bridge rehabilitation work
  • water utility repair and improvements
  • sanitary sewer and storm drainage projects

Other capital projects may include work on the foreshore, park improvements, and upgrades to municipal facilities.

Agendas & Minutes

Find agendas, watch council meeting videos


Notices of upcoming public hearings and public meetings and statutory notices are posted here.

Notice of Public Hearing regarding proposed: Official Community Plan Bylaw 4360, 2004, Amendment Bylaw 4897, 2016; Zoning Bylaw 4662, 2010, Amendment Bylaw 4898, 2016; and Phased Development Agreement Authorization Bylaw 4899, 2016 for 6695 Nelson Avenue (Sewell's Landing Development) (public hearing scheduled for July 4, 2016) 

Notice of Consideration regarding Development Variance Permit Application 16-005 (1045 Sinclair Street) (for consideration at the July 18, 2016 regular Council meeting)


Committees, working groups, boards and panels

Citizen Contribution to Governance

Working jointly with Council and staff, West Vancouver’s citizens have made significant contributions to many of the long-term issues facing our community.

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Get Involved

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