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.

  • Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. Staff continue providing services by phone and email.
  • A variety of modified summer programs, pre-registered fitness centre timeslots and more are available for registration. Drop-ins are not permitted.
  • West Vancouver Memorial Library is now open for borrowing with reduced hours.
  • West Vancouver Art Museum is now open with reduced hours.
  • Community recreation facilities to re-open on a pilot basis in September.
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Mayor's Update: August 10, 2020

Harmony Eats, Navvy Jack House, and the District’s gradual re-opening of facilities—get the latest news in the Mayor’s Update.Read More

2020 Budget

The 2020-2024 Five-Year Financial Plan Budget Book is now available. It reflects adjustments to the budget required to carry out public health directions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More

Progressive planning framework

This planning framework outlines progressive steps forward in resuming Parks, Culture & Community Services operations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More

Federal and provincial governments invest in Ferry Building restoration project

The federal and provincial governments are investing in restoring the 107-year-old Ferry Building, a cherished landmark that now operates as a public art gallery near the waterfront in Ambleside.Read More

Share your comments on the Neighbourhood Character Working Group's draft recommendations

Your comments will inform the working group's recommendations, expected to be formally presented to Council in fall of 2020.Read More

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Fire Danger Rating

Current fire danger rating: 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, August 10

Traffic bulletin

Projects by the District of West Vancouver and partner agencies:

Short-term projects

Inglewood Avenue, 15th Street to Sinclair Street

  • Traffic delays beginning Thursday, August 13 for approximately two weeks due to road construction.

Long-term projects

Marine Drive, west of Taylor Way

  • Traffic delays from Friday, August 7 to Friday, August 28 due to construction at the adjacent development.

Intersection of 25th Street and Kings Avenue

  • Traffic delays beginning the week of Monday, August 10 for approximately six weeks 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