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.


Ambleside Par 3 re-opens June 5

Ambleside Par 3 will re-open for play with new operating procedures.Read More

Phasing municipal services back requires balancing priorities

Before a program or service can be restored, it must be evaluated against criteria that consider WorkSafe requirements, budgets and staffing requirements. Read More

West Vancouver defers many capital projects as part of the 2020 budget

The financial impacts of the COVID pandemic will be seen throughout West Vancouver over the next year, as non-essential operations and programs are reduced.Read More

North Shore Playgrounds Set to Re-Open June 1

Crews are preparing to welcome the community back to outdoor playgrounds which have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemicRead More

Council adopts Strategic Plan

On May 25, 2020, Council formally adopted Council's Strategic Plan, 2020 – 2021Read More

District of West Vancouver Council Appoint New Chief Administrative Officer

West Vancouver Council has appointed Mr. Robert Bartlett as the municipality’s new Chief Administrative Officer. Effective July 6, Robert will take on the role after the former CAO, Nina Leemhuis, retires in June.Read More

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2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report will be available online on June 5, 2020 at

Public Hearing Notice: Proposed development of 707 & 723 Main Street (previously addressed and known as 752 Marine Drive)

Public hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 23. Learn how to participate at

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: Monday, June 1

Traffic bulletin

Projects by the District of West Vancouver and partner agencies:

Short-term projects

Taylor Way, south of Marine Drive

  • Traffic delays from Tuesday, May 26 to Tuesday, June 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to Shaw work
  • Traffic delays starting Monday, June 1 for approximately 1 month due to construction at the adjacent development

Intersection of Marine Drive and 13th Street

  • Traffic delays due to a traffic signal outage on Wednesday, June 10 and Thursday, June 11 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic control personnel will be on site to facilitate traffic movement.

Ballantree Road, Craigmohr Drive and Kildonan Road

  • Traffic delays from Tuesday, May 19 to Friday, June 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. due to FortisBC work

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
  • Single-lane alternating traffic on Bruce Street for two weeks (last 2 weeks of June)
  • 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