The District of West Vancouver employs more than 875 employees and provides services to more than 44,000 residents and 3,200 businesses.

Office of the CAO

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) leads, coordinates and provides oversight for all District divisions and departments to ensure the District is accomplishing Council’s priorities and the public’s goals.

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Community Relations & Communications

The Community Relations & Communications Division is responsible for community relations and outreach; website, social media and publications; and media relations.

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Corporate Services

The Corporate Services Division oversees the District’s Bylaws Department, municipal property transactions and legal services provided to the District. It also acts as the municipality’s liaison to the Squamish Nation.

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The Engineering Division is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, and the provision of solid waste collection services in West Vancouver.

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Financial Services

The Financial Services Division provides a variety of support services to the District including financial planning, budgeting, risk, facility and asset management, and annual reporting.

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Fire & Rescue Services

Fire & Rescue Services provides emergency response, protects life, property and the environment, provides fire education programs, and enforces applicable bylaws, including the Fire Code.

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Human Resources

Human Resources provides labour relations, recruitment, training and development, attendance awareness, employment services, payroll, compensation, benefits administration, and health and safety.

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Legislative Services

Legislative Services provides legislative support to Council, committees and working groups, and the Board of Variance.

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Parks, Culture & Community Services

The Parks, Culture & Community Services Division provides a broad continuum of services and programs, from community recreation and cultural facilities, film and special events events, and parks to trails and natural spaces.

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Planning & Development Services

Planning & Development Services develops long-range plans, policies and regulations that support the environmental, social and economic goals of the community

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Memorial Library

The Memorial Library is a dynamic, free and welcoming space that inspires discovery and learning for visitors of all ages. With books, movies, music, free WiFi, research and homework help, an art gallery and programming for teens and children, the library is a learning hub and a community gathering place.

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Police Department

The West Vancouver Police Department is committed to serving the people and property of our community. The Police Department is governed by and reports to the Police Board. The Mayor is Chair of the Police Board.

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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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Transit - Blue Bus

West Vancouver’s public Blue Bus Transit system serves West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Horseshoe Bay, Lions Bay, downtown Vancouver and UBC.

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Municipal Hall

750  17th Street
West Vancouver, BC  V7V 3T3

Municipal Hall is now open to the public for select in-person services. Remote services will continue and are encouraged. Contact Us

Please note: Planning and development services, including permits, will continue to be supported virtually.

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