Government

West Vancouver is located on Vancouver’s North Shore in British Columbia, Canada on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl ilwəta ̓ ʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəyə ̓ m (Musqueam) Nations.

West Vancouver is one of three municipalities that make up the North Shore, and is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver, the governing body of the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

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. 

 

Mayor & Council

Members of Council, Council meeting agendas & minutes, Council's calendar, how to write to Mayor & Council

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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.

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Departments & Operations

Information about departments and services, including archives, accessibility & cemetery.

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Financial Information

The District of West Vancouver has adopted a Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP), for resiliency, to provide high levels of services and to manage its assets in the best possible way.

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Bylaws, Strategies, Reports & Surveys

Bylaws, strategies and plans provide the framework for municipal operations. Reports and surveys provide an update of where we are at a current point in time. These databases are searchable by title, year or type of document.

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Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy

The District of West Vancouver (the District) is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act), as are all local governments, and most provincial public bodies.

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Other Jurisdictions

West Vancouver is one of three municipalities that make up the North Shore, and is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver, the governing body of the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

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Notices

Notices

Public hearings, public meetings, and statutory notices will be posted here.

Notice of Intent

Notice of Intent to consider proposed: Council Procedure Bylaw No. 5005, 2019, Amendment Bylaw No. 5143, 2021; and Council Committee Procedure Bylaw No. 5020, 2019, Amendment Bylaw No. 5144, 2021 on September 27, 2021.


Detailed directions on how to participate in the electronic public hearing are available at westvancouver.ca/publichearings.

Agenda & MInutes

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Agendas & Minutes

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