Government & Administration

Truth & Reconciliation

The District of West Vancouver remains committed to upholding the Calls to Action identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including informing our residents and staff about the truth of what happened in residential schools.

Mayor & Council

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

Committees & Groups

In addition to Council standing/select committees, working groups on specific issues, each with a citizen lead with staff liaison and support, will ensure priorities identified by Council will receive focused attention.

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.

Strategies & Reports

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.

Bylaws & Licensing

Bylaw & Licensing Services provides education and enforcement for municipal bylaws, rules and regulations designed to keep citizens safe.

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.

Local Elections

Local government elections in British Columbia are held every four years. This includes elections for mayors, councillors, school trustees and regional district electoral area directors.

Grants & Awards

Grants and awards for community groups and individuals help give recognition to deserving people, organizations and businesses that help make West Vancouver a better place.


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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. 

At the June 3, 2024 Council meeting, Council approved first reading of the Cypress Village and Eagleridge bylaws and Council passed resolutions in…
Proposed Development Permit 23-079 for 2368 Bellevue Avenue will be considered at the July 22, 2024 regular Council meeting.
During the regular Council meeting on July 22, 2024 at 7 p.m. an opportunity for public input will be held regarding proposed Road Closure and…